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RaktaMokshan (Leech Therapy)


RaktaMokshan (Leech Therapy)

What is RaktaMokshan ?

Leech therapy (Medicated Leech Therapy) is used in Panchkarma for purification of blood so sometimes called a blood purification therapy.  

These are special medical leeches which suck impure blood from the skin and pure blood remains.

  1. Leeches are small worms and have have tiny rows of teeth.
  2. The leeches are applied on the affected area of patient and pierce their teeth on person’s skin.
  3. The Enzymes in saliva of leech enter the blood of patient which acts as an anti-coagulant.
  4. This leech enzyme stays in the blood and do vasodilation and increases the blood supply to the surrounding tissue.
  5. This prevent necrosis and expedites the healing The leeches are then allowed to extract blood, for 20 to 45 minutes at a time.
  6. Bloodletting also stimulates the spleen to produce anti-toxic substances that help to stimulate the immune system. Toxins are neutralized, enabling radical cures in many blood-borne disorders.
  7. Pitta is produced from the disintegrated red blood cells in the liver. So Pitta & Blood have a close relationship.
  8. An increase in pitta may go into the blood causing toxicity, and thus pitta related disorders cured through Leech therapy.

Disintegrated red blood cells produces Pitta in the liver. Pitta & Blood have a close relationsip.

An increase in Pitta Dosha cause toxicity into blood and thus Leech therapy sucks toxins from blood. This cures Pitta Dosh related disorders.

  • Premature Greying of Hair
  • Skin Problems
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Burning Sensation.
  • Vascular reconstruction and vascular surgery in chronic wounds.

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