It is a purificatory or a detox method which eliminate excess Pitta from the body. For the first few (3-7) days patient has to take medicated ghee. This process of taking ghrita (medicated ghee) is called Snehapana.
After 5-7 days of Snehapana, patient undergoes abhyanga (medicated oil massage) and swedana (steam bath) for 3 days. After analysing doshas and patients condition, different medicines, are given to induce purgation/virechan.
Virechan is performed by administering Virechak Aushadhi (purgative medicine) in milk or lukewarm water. And a strict diet is maintained (as prescribed by the Doctor). It takes 7-15 days to complete this procedure.
Helps in curing:-
Pitta predominant disorders such as dermatitis, psoriasis, bronchial asthma, pimples, hyperacidity, jaundice, migraine, anemia, worm infestation, etc.
Benefits of Virechana:
- Eliminates excess of pitta from the body.
- Remove toxins from liver and colon
- Cures skin diseases
- Treats all gastrointestinal problem
- Reduces weight
- Helps in rejuvenation
- Balances all the doshas in harmony