Agnideepaka Aushadhi (appetizer)
Oral administration of certain medicines that augments and assists the process of digestion, thus ensuring the optimal state of GIT. The drugs do the Aamapachana. Deepana Pachana Aushadhi not only improves the digestive capacity, also enhance the metabolic activity of the cells.
Snehapana (drinking medicated ghee)
Administration of medicated ghee is a prerequisite procedure which is carried for specific period of 5–7 days based on the acceptance capacity of patient and symptoms. This helps for the exit of the toxins from the body. It also adds up greasiness to the body. During the process of Snehapana patient was asked to drink sips of warm water until the smell of ghee was lost in his burp (Jeerna Udgara) and felt hungry.
Sarvang Abhanga (whole body oil massage)
Helps to bring the Doshsa (toxins) from all over body (periphery - Shakha) to the excretory channels (center - Koshtha).This is carried for 3 days after Snehapana.
Bashpa Swedana (sudation therapy)
The process of sweating also involves elimination of waste and Dosha (toxins) form the body. These natural functions of sweat are utilized for the therapeutic purposes in Swedana process. Immediately after oil massage, the patient has to undergo sudation therapy by setting in steam chamber until symptoms of proper sweating is present.
In this procedure, the Doshas (toxins) collected in the excretory channels will be expelled out through anal route. Virechana drugs cause irritation and enhance the motility of the intestinal wall along with excessive secretion, which help in smooth and easy expulsion of Doshas (toxins). Patient was given purgative drugs. The patient purgated for 16 times which is considered as moderate purgation.
Samsarjanakrama (post procedure)
In this procedure, strict bland diet was maintained for 3 days for proper bowel functioning.
The patient had features of cellulites with wound. Care was taken by daily dressing with medicated decoction wash (Panchavalkala Kwath Prakshalana). Panchavalkala Kwath Prakshalana has cleansing as well as healing property.
As the patient was Building constructer by occupation the cause for his eczema was cement (chemical) irritation, hence, it was the clear case of exogenous eczema. This way the patient was monitored for diet, along with purificatiory measures for removal of toxins by purgation therapy. The mental stress of living with eczema can have a psychological impact on the sufferer. So, the patient during the treatment procedure was also counseled and followed Pranayama and Yoga. The patient was managed only on Ayurvedic treatment modalities.
Our main aim is to purify the body by removing the Doshas(toxins) and boost the immune system. Thus enabling the patient to live a healthy and peaceful life.