According to our calendar has already begun in the spring and one or the other tried all the excess pounds that have accumulated during the cold winter time to get rid of. There are a number of detoxification treatments, one of which is the ancient Indian philosophy created by the Ayurvedic cleansing.

It is practiced for over 3000 years the body-friendly application form. The word Ayurveda comes from the ancient Indian language Sanskrit scholar, and that means science of life. Ayurveda is based on the five elements ether (also called space), air, fire, water and earth. They are divided into three operating principles. Ether and air are the principle movement “vata”, fire and water, the metabolic principle “Pitta” and water and earth, the creation principle “Kapha”.


Vata, Pitta and Kapha are the Tridoshas in Ayurveda and the doctrine of the Tridoshas is the cornerstone of ayurvedic medicine. The word “dosha” in Sanskrit means “pathogenic factor”. That is, the lead elements that can not be excreted good to diseases. According to Ayurveda, is in a healthy diet with a well functioning digestive system (“Agni”) separate the food into nourishing substances and waste materials which in Ayurveda plays a very important role. The nutritive substances form the fabric also called “dhatus” and the waste materials are the waste products “malas” called. The nutrients and waste products are transported through ducts to their destinations. These channels are called “Srotas”. Well-drained channels are important for maintaining good health.

According to the Ayurvedic principle increases, the three doshas, ​​Vata, Pitta and Kapha to certain times of the day, life and times of the year. Thus, the cold and wet winter season as automatically increases Kapha. Because we need more body heat in the winter, we usually eat heavy, fatty and high calorie diet, which also increases Kapha. It is therefore advisable to exhaust the Kapha enriched in the transition from winter to spring. The simplest Ayurvedic cleansing takes 3 to 7 days. It should initially be performed under medical supervision or the supervision of a medical practitioner. When the cure inner and outer Ölungen be made. The focus of cleansing is ghee clarified butter which is administered in certain amounts on an empty stomach. The undigested, toxic food has become “Ama” is thus discharged from the body, as ghee helps to dissolve fat-soluble waste products. In addition to the ghee-administered individually oriented diet is recommended.

For external oiling massages are done, combined with warm baths and sauna. The massages are designed to promote transport of the dissolved waste products for gastro-intestinal tract, retired from there with the support of other herbs and oils to be medicine taken. Light gymnastic exercises and yoga exercises, walking in the fresh air and meditation are also recommended. A successful run at the end of detox leads to a noticeable improvement of general well-being and an associated increased happiness. To maintain this condition, it is advisable to pay attention to the balance of the three doshas out through an individually tailored diet.