Virechana Karma is one among the panchakarma’s which are considered as Shodana chikitsa(Detoxification) in Ayurveda which helps to balance Pitta Dosha(One among the Tridosha’s) in the body by eliminating morbid toxins from the Anal Route.
Virechana” is a Process by which the vitiated Pitta and other mala from the whole body are expelled out through gastrointestinal tract by means of purgation with the use of specific formulations.
- Eradication of systemic diseases
- Delay the aging process
- Removes the morbid toxins
- Multiple therapeutic benefits
- Effect on specific diseases
- Removes interfering molecules and ions
- Enhances mucosal blood supply
- Altering secretary functions
45 TO 60 MIN
The treatment duration depends on the consulting physician and the severity of the condition.
TREATMENT COURSE DURATION
Vamana should be performed after snehapana and vishrama kala
MODE OF ACTION OF VERECHANA KARMA
Virechana drugs carry out the therapeutic purgation due to their prabhava (potency). As these drugs are having Jala and Prithvi Mahabhuta dominancy, they have a natural tendency to go downward and thus they can help in induction of purgation.
It has already been described that the waste products wherever present in the body, in extracellular, intracellular, or in plasma, can be brought into intestine to maintain the homogeneity from where it can be eliminated out of body by the action of intestine, which is induced by Virechana drug.
The active ingredients of the given medicine will stimulate the mucosal membrane and changes the normal permeability of mucosal lining temporarily, due to which exudation of morbid impurities which were transferred from cellular level to gut level with the help of snehana and swedana karma are expelled out through Anal route.
- Skin disorders
- Gynaecological disorders
- Neurological disorders
- Gastroenterological disorders
- Psychological disorders
Fever: As the temperature might increase during the therapy
- Poor digestive activity
- Wounds, ulcers of rectum
- Diarrhoea and dysentery
- Certain forms of cancer
- Certain skin conditions
- Haemorrhagic disorders
- Acute illness
- Extreme fatigue