Virechanam (Ayurveda Therapy for Acidity or Pitta Disorder)

‘Virechanam’ is defined as the medicated purification therapy, which cleanses the Pitta and purifies blood, by clearing the toxins from the body. The treatment concentrates on the toxins that are accumulated in the liver and gall bladder. The gastro-intestinal tract is also cleansed by Virechanam therapy. As a result, the person’s appetite increases, body strength enhances and the person becomes active and buoyant. Thus Virechanam also functions as an excellent rejuvenative treatment

In Virechanam, the vitiated doshas are eliminated through the rectum. The treatment usually begins early in the morning. It starts with the “must do” pre- operative procedures “Snehapanam” and “Swedanam”. These are lubricating methods to make the body ready for Virechanam. Next, the person consumes the appropriate herbal medicines in empty stomach. The medicine does a good cleansing of the entire digestive system, and within 1 to 2 hours, client’s bowels are emptied expelling along with it, all the accumulated toxins.

Virechanam is used to treat following disorders: :

  • Skin diseases
  • Abdominal swellings
  • Jaundice
  • Gout
  • Splenetic disorders
  • Constipation
  • Headaches
  • Piles
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Oedema
  • Indigestion
  • Gynecological disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Hysteria
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Ulcers, IBS, gastritis, intestinal colic