Effective Indian Ayurvedic Treatments For Cancer Relief
Ayurveda has well documented evidence to manage dreaded disease like cancer and with its unique and methodical approach can significantly help patients to cope with cancer and can also be used as an adjunct therapy to counter the side effects of the conventional medicine. Ayurvedic understanding as well as classification of Cancer is based on the principle of tridoshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha ( watch video).
Vata Type of Cancer
Vata type of cancers mainly affects the large intestine and lower abdomen. The usual signs of digestive discomforts are seen. Vata cancer is associated with emotional factors like depression, anxiety and fear. Specific oil enemas or BastiPanchakarma treatments are used to treat Vata cancer.
Pitta Type of Cancer
Pitta type of cancer mainly effects the small intestine, liver, skin. In this type, the tumours generally become inflamed and there are obvious signs and symptoms of burning sensation and bleeding. This type is associated with heated emotions like anger, jealousy etc. Pitta cancer is treated with oleation with medicated ghee followed by Ayurvedic steam bath and purgation or the Virechana Panchakarma treatment.
Kapha Type of Cancer
Kapha cancer is associated with signs of Kapha dosha imbalance like fatigue, excess sleep, lethargy and depression. They effect mainly chest or stomach region. Fasting is usually advised with steam treatment.
Ayurvedic Treatments for Cancer
Ayurvedic treatment starts with change in lifestyle and abstinence from root causes which can be challenging to follow as the person may have to detach from his favourite food and long sleeping hours to align in a regulated lifestyle. But once the patient gets accustomed to new routine he feels a sense of inner strength which can fight any disease and thus strengthens the self healing.
The patient undergoes detoxification process through Panchakarma which involves various methods to release of excess toxins or ama from the body. This helps in enhancing metabolic processes and allows free flow of energy inside the body. This is followed by rejuvenation with rasayana medicines or oils to maintain metabolism and enzyme levels in optimum condition.
Herbs in Cancer Ayurvedic Treatment
Also, the recommended Natural resources of Herbs, minerals, fruits, roots, bark, and leaves are combined in precise formulas to help the body increase immunity, eliminate toxins and balance the mind and body. There are more than 100 herbs mentioned in Vedas which are effective in stimulating the healing process and can even destroy the cancer cells. Studies have revealed that many herbs have cytotoxic and antineoplastic activity. Some of the examples include Cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa), green tea (Camellia sinensis), Shatavari ( Asparagus racemonus), Brahmi (Bacopa monniera), Vinca Roseus , Guggul, Red Clover, Burdock, Withania somnifera, Selaginella bryopteris (Sanjeevni) etc.
Other Ayurvedic Treatments
The other type of healing procedures include the Satvic healing processes which comprises of Meditation and therapeutic yoga asanas. These helps to keep the mind clear and support the healing process. Dietery therapies are also recommended depending on persons prakruti and vikruti.
Indian Ayurvedic Treatments for Cancer Relief
Ayurvedic treatments for cancer relief are generally offered at specialized Ayurvedic centres that are into practicing as well as promoting authentic Ayurvedic treatments and procedures. At the Ayurvedic Centres you would receive the paramount excellence of thorough detoxification which produces a comprehensive transformative experience for the complete mind, body, emotions and spirit. Whereas there is utmost consideration of correcting the dosha imbalance, which would be the prime cause of the disease, along with providing the Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatments for detoxification, combination of Ayurvedic rejuvenation treatments like Abhyanga and Shirodhara would be offered at the centre. While providing systematic Ayurvedic cleanse, focus is rendered on the health of the vital organs of detox like the liver and colon. This consists of a series of herbal enemas called basti. Basti therapy produces more than 50% of the benefit of an Ayurvedic cleanse process. This is because the body therapies and diet help to drive the impurities into the digestive tract and the basti therapy assists in the removal of this accumulated toxin to complete the detoxification process. The cleanse is then completely thorough.
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