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AYURVEDA TREATMENT PRINCIPLES













Ayurveda is the medical system, which had given importance to mind in developing diseases. It strongly believes in the mind body balance.



A person with Doshas in a state of equilibrium, a healthy Agni (digestive power),normal functions of Dhatus (body tissues) and Malas (waste products) and with clear state of Athma (soul), Indriya (sense organs) and Manas (mind) is stated as Swastha (healthy individual)


The basic treatment principle is Samana & Sodhana. Samana is the kind of treatment where medicines are given when the toxins are in less quantity. Sodhana is the special method of draining toxins out from the body through natural orifices when it is more in quantity. It is called as Panchakarma (purificatory) treatment.



PRINCIPLES OF INDIAN MEDICINE
  • Psychosomatic concept of medicine and disease
  • Medicine derived from nature which is purely herbal.
  • Medical system established in India thousands of years ago.
  • Diagnosis and treatment according to the individual’s body character and condition of the disease.
  • The system which combines specific food and activities along with the treatment.
  • Seventy percent of Ayurvedic treatments are with Internal herbal preparations derived from more than 3000 herbs.
  • Stimulates and strengthens the defence mechanism of the body
  • Creates a deeper awareness of oneself - a harmony between image and reality
METHOD OF AYURVEDIC TREATMENTS

Consultation, internal preparation, Panchakarma treatments and Rasayana treatments constitutes the complete Ayurvedic treatments.


Consultation

First consultation consists of detailed examination of disease, its condition and individuals body characters according to Ayurvedic and modern method of examination, which last for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Ayurvedic medicine diagnosis is made according to the 18 diagnosis methods, some of them are pulse diagnosis, tongue diagnosis, eye diagnosis, etc. This helps to diagnose the physical and mental state of the patient. Keeping the causative factors away and breaking the process of pathogenesis are the basic concept of Ayurvedic medicine treatment. Advice is given to maintain proper diet and activities in detail during the consultation.

Internal preparation

Indian medicine is having around 3000 medicinal plants from which different classical medicines are prepared. Internal preparations include decoctions, powders, tablets, fermented preparations, paste, ghee and oils. Some of them will be prescribed during the first consultation for a period of 2 to 4 weeks depending on the disease and condition of the patient along with the diet and activity advices. These three helps to revert the patho-physiological process of the disease.

PANCHAKARMA

Panchakarma is the method of purifying the body and there by correcting the physiological and anatomical functions of the body. This is a long course of treatments and need more days. One has to take rest totally during these days and should follow strict diet and activities. It consists of two processes 1.Poorvakarma 2.Panchakarma

1.Poorvakarma

Poorvakarma is the various external treatments done in Ayurvedic medicine to extract the toxins or debris trapped deep in the tissues which causes the block in the channels. The block causes the pathological or anatomical malfunction in the body parts or organs. This treatments are done till the micro-substances ooze into the stomach or intestine, which takes 10 to 21 days of rigorous treatments. Once these substances enter fully into the above said region purification treatment - Panchakarma is done.

2.Panchakarma

It is the five treatment procedure which helps to remove the toxic micro-substances (Dosha) from the body through the natural orifices after a successful Poorvakarma. Purgation (virechana), Oil enema (anuvasana vasti) & Decoction enema (asthapana vasti), Nasal treatment (nasya), blood letting (rakta moksha) and vomiting (vamana) with various combinations of herbs are the Panchakarma treatments. The purification treatment is selected according to the disease and condition of the disease and the individual’s body.

RASAYANA TREATMENTS

This is the special treatment which improves the immune power of an individual after a long standing disease or for individuals with less immune strength. It helps to prevent the return of cured illness when administered after the intake of internal preparations or after the Panchakarma. This consists of mostly internal herbal preparation with immunomodulatory and immunoregulatory herbs. Rasayana treatment is also beneficial in tackling the geriatric problems and to maintain the health of an individual after successful Panchakarma treatments. Rasayana treatments are also done to maintain a good immune power for the healthy individuals.

  • All the treatments start after a detailed consultation.
  • One who is having more complaints and more Dosha (toxins) is advised to take special treatments for specific days after analysing the body condition and the level of Dosha (toxins).
  • During the course of treatment and after that for three days, one should take total rest for attaining full effect of the treatments.
AYURVEDIC MEDICINE IS EFFECTIVE FOR TREATING DISEASES MENTIONED BELOW:
  • Muscle and joint diseases - Rheumatoid arthritis, Poly arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Inter vertebral disc prolapse, Back pain, Sciatica, Cervical spondylosis, Fibromyalgia, Muscular atrophy, etc.
  • Gastro intestinal diseases - Metabolic dissorders, Mal absorption, Ulcerative colitis, Indigestion, Constipation, Lactose intolerance, Irritable bowel syndrome, etc.
  • Skin diseases - Acne, Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Leukoderma, etc.
  • Psychiatric disorders - Depression, Schizophrenia, Personality disorders, Sleep disorder, Nervousness etc
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  • Female problems - Menstruation problems, Infertility, Post menopausal syndrome, etc.
  • Neurological diseases - Neuralgia, Motor neuron diseases, Multiple sclerosis, Migraine, Tension head ache, Sinusitis, Hemiplegia, etc

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