Monsoon: The Right Time For An Ayurvedic Detox
BASTI (Enema Therapy):
This therapy is also known as the mother of all Panchakarma treatments, as it aims to clear the toxins that are accumulated from kapha, vata as well as pitta. This therapy involves the administration of medicated oils and a herbal mixture to provide a complete cleanse of the colon. Basti will keep you away from diseases like piles, colitis, constipation, infertility and hemiplegia, to mention a few.
NASYA (Nasal Irrigation):
Prana, the life force that enters our body when we breathe. is responsible for maintaining themotor and sensory functions in our body. Nasya, the cure for a deranged prana, involves the nasal administration of medicated oils to clear the accumulated kapha toxins in the head and neck regions. This therapy provides relief from sinuses, migraines, allergic conditions,headaches and neurological dysfunctions.
VAMANA (Therapeutic Vomiting):
Repeated bouts of bronchitis, coughs and colds, fevers and allergies are a common scenarioduring monsoons. Vamana, also known as therapeutic vomiting, is a medicated therapy thatworks to remove the kapha toxins from the respiratory system which cause excess mucus.This therapy is known to provide fast relief, leaving the person with a lightness in the chest, better appetite and no signs of congestion.
Excessive pitta i.e. bile secreted and accumulated in the gall bladder is the reason for a hostof skin ailments like rashes, acne, skin inflammation and also diseases like jaundice, nausea,vomiting and fever. Virechana, a treatment involving therapeutic purgation, aims to cleanse the gastro-intestinal tract, by removing the pitta toxins. Administration of therapeutic laxatives under this trained medicated purgation method is extremely beneficial for your gastro-intestinal health.
RAKTAMOKSHANA (Blood Letting):
This part of panchakarma involves complete detoxification of your blood to reduce the toxins that give rise to a host of bloodborne diseases. Leeches are used to extract small amounts ofblood that relieves the accumulated toxins. Alternatively, blood can also be extracted fromthe veins using needles. Bloodletting can enable drastic cures in many blood-borne diseases,by neutralising the toxins present in the blood.
Dr Arun (#askdrarun), co-founder of Pure Cure + Co., elaborates, “According to the Ayurvedic perspective, the underlying cause of all diseases is the accumulation of toxins which makes it necessary to detoxify your body to expel the toxins and pollutants.” Detox from Pure Cure + Co., supports your digestive, circulatory and urinary systems to enable complete body detoxification. Combine it with plenty of warm water to notice a healthier version of you in just 10 days.
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