Posted By Abhilash K.R
posted on Sun 12 Oct 2014 at 01:00 PM
Ayurveda to get rid of Alcohol
Ayurveda has very strict views
about alcoholism, there is a whole chapter in the Ayurvedic texts that deal
with alcoholism, alcohol is considered toxin
for the body as per Ayurveda.
In today’s world consumption of
alcohol is a very common thing for both for men and women but the difficulty arises when you cross the line from moderate or
social drinking to habitual drinking.
If you are consuming alcohol to cope with problems, depression or to escape feeling bad, you’re in potentially
dangerous territory and get very easily get addicted to alcohol.
One is considered addicted to
alcohol when despite understating the consequences the person is unable to
quit drinking or stop after a few
drinks. People who are addicted to alcohol often drink on daily basis and for longer phases than intended as with time they
develop a high tolerance to the alcohol.
They suffer from withdrawal syndrome when they do not drink and continue drinking no matter what the
Symptoms of Alcohol Addiction are : Drinking alone, becoming violent or
hostile if stopped from drinking, neglecting diet and eating poorly, neglecting
personal hygiene, missing work or important events due to drinking, inability
to stop drinking, making excuses and lying to drink more, facing withdrawal
symptoms and getting violent when there is no alcohol to drink, and continuing to drink even when legal,
social, or economic problems develop.
Effects of Alcohol Addiction
Alcohol addiction can have a very
negative effect on your overall physical, emotional, mental, social and
spiritual health. Other than having adverse effects on the alcoholic’s family,
career and social status alcoholism can cause irreparable damage to critical
organs and body systems. Some of the organ that can get damaged and prove fatal
are- liver, heart, intestines, brain, nervous system and lungs.
Alcoholism is a genuine problem
that needs medical or holistic care. Common medical problems of alcohol
addiction are: High blood pressure, Gastrointestinal problems, Cancer, Sexual
problem, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis and Osteoporosis, especially in women.
Ayurveda for Alcohol Addiction
As per Ayurveda alcohol addiction
is a medical, social and psychological problem and it requires a holistic
approach that combines diet, lifestyle management, ayurvedic massages, complete detoxification with panchakarma, herbal medicine, meditation, and yoga.
Alcohol Addiction – The Kairali Ayurvedic Perspective.
Alcohol addiction is identified
as a pitta dosha disorder, and pitta pacifying health strategies would be used
in this case. Withdrawal from any adiction includes a high degree of vata
aggravation, evident in symptoms such as tremors or panic attacks. Kairali’s
de-addiction retreats are highly successful
and well known l in pacifying these vata-related withdrawal symptoms
through relaxation therapies, while conducting world-class natural healing on
the affected organs.
Alcohol Addiction Recovery Retreats with Kairali.
The successful treatment of
alcohol addiction requires pitta Dosha healing methods, which have a cooling
effect on the body while restoring the metabolic system; especially the liver.
Herbal remedies to restore the liver will be prescribed for the sufferer and
should be taken on a daily basis. The Ayurvedic cleansing method prioritised in
this case is that of purgation, in order to cleanse the liver and pancreas.
External treatments soothe anxiety and ease withdrawal symptoms while cooling
the system and pacifying the activity of pitta in the body.