AYURVEDIC VIEW ON PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS
The pathology starts due to the formation of “ama” the toxin produced by the faulty digestion. Poor digestion forms immature “rasa” or chyle . This is the main culprit to develop any disease.
The cause of the every disease including Immune System disorder like Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis according to Ayurveda is “AMA” the metabolic toxin comes from the unripe, not properly cooked, immature and undigested food. Due to the malfunctioning or low functioning of the Agni, the first dhatu- Rasa- is not properly formed. Instead, the “ann-rasa” undergoes fermentation or putrefaction is remained in the amashaya. This state of rasa is called “AMA”.
The AMA is formed due to faulty jatharagni and the causes for the faulty Jatharangi are Indigestion, irregular diet habits, Over eating, Abstinence of food, Improper panchakarma procedures and sansarjana karma, suppression of urges, mental stress – sorrow, anger fear, worry, jealousy, lust.
Ayurveda calls it AMA –VISHA means poison. The ama produces the similar affects like poison. In chronic ama formation it produces different types of diseases due to disturbance of Vata, Pitta and kapha. This is one of the major reason of Immune System Disorders.
When this ama goes to the Skin and joints it produces Skin diseases like psoriasis and in joints it causes Psoriatic arthritis.
AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS
Ayurvedic Medicines and Panchakarma treatments can successfully manage and treat The PSORIASIS and PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS. It is a deep rooted disease of tissues of the body (Sapt Dhatus). So local application oils is not only treatment, but internal cleansing is very important part of the treatment.
First of all Improves and corrects the faulty digestive system to check the “ama” or toxin formation. So that the health “Rasa Dhatu“ gets formed.
Removal of the already formed toxins from the body muscles, skin, joints and from circulatory system through oral Ayurvedic Medicines.
Panchakarma Detoxification is very important for opening the “Strotas” so that proper nutrition may reach to them.
Panchakarma – “Virechana” and “Vamana” both are the detoxification process of the Panchakarma that are very effective in Psoriasis. The medicated ghee has to be consumed by the patient for 5 to 7 days which comes under Internal Snehan. After the internal snehan external snehan is done so that dosha gets melt and comes out from the body easily. Then the pradhan karma are performed. Sansarjan Karma after detoxification is as important as the Pradhan Karma.
Panchakarma Therapies for Rejuvenation are very helpful. Rasayana is health promoting and rejuvenates the whole physiology, producing resistance against disease both physically and mentally. If a person has a strong mind, even serious diseases can be faced by the physiology as minor diseases.
Basties are very effective in those patients who doesn’t go for Vamana and Virechana. Medicated enemas or basties can be give to any person at any age. Oral Ayurvedic Herbal, Herbo-Mineral mixtures and Gold Preparations to enhance the Immunity.
Ayurvedic medicines which acts on internal tissue and helps in providing proper nourishment to the “Sapta Dhatus”. This gradually improves the strength of internal tissue and skeleton.
Ayurvedic Mixtures are also used to treat the skin, subcutaneous tissue, blood and blood vessels to reduce inflammation and it nourishes the skin and joints. There are many Ayurvedic medicines which are very helpful for the patients, but we have to decide the medicines and Panchakarma therapies according to Dosha, Dushya, Vay, Samarth, Aayu, so the choice of medicines are different for different patients.
We have seen clinically that the treatment is required for long time to get good results. Patients go to the stage of remission of disease after proper treatment. Some of the patients feels some features when the physical and mental changes are there then the features of Arthritis may come to some patients with very less symptoms. The detoxification is done again and disease may go after that. Some patients needs regular detoxification for 3 to 5 years for the proper eradication of the Psoriasis and arthritis.
A strict diet regime has to be followed during the treatment and also after the treatment. Non veg diet, Yogurt, black gram, chillies and salted things have to be restricted. Use fresh fruits and vegetables and frozen food should be avoided as much as possible. Alcohol and narcotics in any form should be stopped.
AYUR SUDHA’S PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS KIT
Ayurvedic Oil for Local Application
Extracts of the Herbs in the form of Capsules and Tablets
These helps to enhance the immune system and detoxifies body, helps to regain the joint health.