Ayurveda is not just a healing system; it is much ahead of most medical fields. The mode of therapy for most diseases affecting man, discovered in the recent years, has been recorded thousands of years back by the forefathers of Ayurveda. Best panchakarma techniques are followed in most of the Ayurvedic hospitals in Kerala and this is a prelude to other stages in therapy when curing diseases. The science of Ayurveda believes in prevention rather than cure and the original literature on Ayurveda serves as a guide to achieve holistic approach to life and maintenance of health. The teachings believe that living a systematic life and eating the right foods is the right way to live and helps build an inner force field preventing diseases. Before beginning any treatment process this therapy is done to clear away all impurities that have accumulated in the system. This is done so that the body is ready to absorb the curative effects of the medicines which are prepared with accuracy and careful formulation. The process of panchakarma treatment involves a set of five cleansing programmes and is a step by step process. This involves induced purgation with medicated enemas and herbal preparations, medicated oil massages, nasal administration of oils to clear the air passages and various other processes which can be called as a complete body internal cleansing process. The human body living in today’s modern living condition is subjected to various forms of body torture which is self-induced in the form of foods consumed, stress and lack of physical activity.