Drug Withdrawal & Detox with Ayurveda Part 2

 Use of “Panchkarma” (5 internal body cleansing therapies)

1) To keep balance among the three life forces Vata, Pittaand Kaphaand maintain health- It prevents one to suffer any disease such as the lifestyle diseases common today like Diabetes mellitus, High cholesterol levels, Obesity, Constipation, Indigestion, Hyperacidity, Gases, Stress, etc.   If these health issues are not taken seriously they may become very complicated.

2) To restore balance of the three life forces/Doshas (Vata, Pittaand Kapha) - Doshas get imbalanced to a large extent in sickness and in diseases which are long-standing and serious in nature such as in Osteoarthritis, High Cholesterol levels, Hypertension, Kidney stone, Asthma, Heart diseases, etc.  

3) To keep the mind calm- Learn to manage stress. Stress causes a lot of reversible and irreversible damage to body and mind. It causes anxiety and depression, other personality disorders and stress also affects physical health. 

4) To boost immunity- It has been observed that seasonal changes causes cold, cough and fever often.  So, to avoid them one must enhance the immunity power and undergoPanchakarma in which rejuvenation therapy is the utmost important therapy which will boost ones’ immunity power.

5) To welcome a healthy baby - Panchakarma is also recommended to couples who are planning a baby. Both husband and wife must undergo Panchakarma therapies so that the quality of eggs in the female partner and quality of sperms in the male partner are good so that the progeny is born healthy and prevent genetic abnormalities.  

6) To prevent unwanted attack on the immune cells- It causes a lot of auto immune diseases like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, etc.  that are quite common today. 

7) To keep our 5 sense organs, hale and hearty- Eyes, nose, ears, skin, and tongue are the 5 sense organs.  To protect them from the harmful effects of the toxins and age one must undergo oil massage to rejuvenate skin so that it functions well throughout life.  To maintain a good vision which may get affected due to excess use of gadgets like mobiles, TV, I pad etc. one must undergo therapy on eyes. 

Similarly, to keep the nose and ensure proper breathing, detecting various smells and prevent sinusitis one must drain the sinuses of the nose by undergoing Nasya treatment. Likewise, therapies are given to keep our ears and tongue to remain healthy.