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Rasayana Chikitsa

Rasayana Chikitsa as one of Ayurveda Ashtang is a perfect way to restock your quota of ammunition that utters healthy living and a wonderful journey through life. It summarizes the knowledge of dhatu and steps up your ojas and betters sattva. It assists in sustaining the body equipoise and ameliorates your metabolism. An interesting aspect of this healing procedure is that if you undergo Rasayana Chikitsa treatment, your descendants will also harvest the advantages of its valuable properties. It occupies relaxing oil kneading and exhilarating sauna.

Benefits from Rasayana Chikitsa
Rasayana Chikitsa increases ojas (life's vitality) and sattva guna (mental/spiritual clarity), balance the humors tridosha (vata, pitta, kapha) and preserves rasa, the vital fluid produced by digestion, which sustains life, leading to enhanced protection. Some important rasyanas are chyavanaprash, agastya rasayana, drakshadi lehya, ashwagandhadi rasayana and brahma rasayana. These rasayanas are made from herbs such as amalaki (gooseberry, a powerful rejuvenative herb), haritiki, triphala, bhringaraja, ashwagandha, punarnava and chitraka.

Procedure Involved in Rasayana Chikitsa
Four and a half months are needed to complete a Kutipraveshika. Former to the main treatment Snehana, Swedana and Sodhana should be done. About two months will be required for these procedures. One month should be spent in the shelter with management of Rasayana followed by one month’s Pathya (discipline). It will take next fifteen days for the person to come back to healthy state.

The effect of Rasayana cannot be estimated unless Sodhana treatment is undergone. Devoid of which, Rasayana Chikitsa treatment would be a futile attempt as if a dirty cloth is put in die for coloring, without washing. The Sodhana treatment is supposed to be done only after completing the Purvakarmas - Snehana (Oleation) and Swedana (Sudation).