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Ancient remedies: Discover 8 Ayurvedic therapies for natural pain relief

Published on Apr 14, 2024 05:20 PM IST

From ancient wisdom to modern application, explore the holistic world of Ayurveda with these 8 therapies designed to alleviate pain naturally.

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“According to Ayurveda, pain occurs due to an imbalance or disturbance in the body’s doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha), which are the fundamental energies or principles governing physiological functions. Pain is considered a symptom of underlying imbalances and can manifest in various ways depending on the nature of the imbalance and the affected tissues or organs,” says Dr Dimple Jangda, Ayurveda & Gut Health Coach in her recent Instagram post. She further shared some effective Ayurvedic remedies for pain relief.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 14, 2024 05:20 PM IST

“According to Ayurveda, pain occurs due to an imbalance or disturbance in the body’s doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha), which are the fundamental energies or principles governing physiological functions. Pain is considered a symptom of underlying imbalances and can manifest in various ways depending on the nature of the imbalance and the affected tissues or organs,” says Dr Dimple Jangda, Ayurveda & Gut Health Coach in her recent Instagram post. She further shared some effective Ayurvedic remedies for pain relief.(Pixabay)

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Panchakarma: Therapies such as Abhyangam, Swedana and Basti help reduce pain by reducing inflammation, improving blood circulation and promoting relaxation.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Panchakarma: Therapies such as Abhyangam, Swedana and Basti help reduce pain by reducing inflammation, improving blood circulation and promoting relaxation.(Pixabay)

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Marma Therapy: Specific marma points on the body correspond to different organs, systems, and functions. Applying pressure to these points helps alleviate pain.(Pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Marma Therapy: Specific marma points on the body correspond to different organs, systems, and functions. Applying pressure to these points helps alleviate pain.(Pexels )

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Nasya Therapy: Nasya therapy involves the administration of medicated oils through the nasal passages, which helps clear congestion and reduce pain.(Photo by Antonika Chanel on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Nasya Therapy: Nasya therapy involves the administration of medicated oils through the nasal passages, which helps clear congestion and reduce pain.(Photo by Antonika Chanel on Unsplash)

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Upanaha Sweda: Poultice therapy is done with warm herbal paste, which is applied directly to joints or muscles to reduce musculoskeletal pain and inflammation.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Upanaha Sweda: Poultice therapy is done with warm herbal paste, which is applied directly to joints or muscles to reduce musculoskeletal pain and inflammation.(Pixabay)

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Shirodhara: n this therapy, warm herbal oil is gently poured over the forehead to calm the nervous system and relieve tension in the head.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shirodhara: n this therapy, warm herbal oil is gently poured over the forehead to calm the nervous system and relieve tension in the head.(Pixabay)

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Janu Basti: Warm medicated oil is poured around the knee joint and allowed to penetrate deep into it, lubricating the joint and reducing pain.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Janu Basti: Warm medicated oil is poured around the knee joint and allowed to penetrate deep into it, lubricating the joint and reducing pain.(Pixabay)

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Kati Basti: The warm oil poured around the lower back penetrates deep into the muscles and tissues, providing relief from pain, stiffness, and tension.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kati Basti: The warm oil poured around the lower back penetrates deep into the muscles and tissues, providing relief from pain, stiffness, and tension.(Pixabay)

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Pinda Sweda: It involves massaging the body with warm boluses dipped in warm medicated oil to improve circulation and reduce inflammation.(Unspalsh/alan caishan) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Pinda Sweda: It involves massaging the body with warm boluses dipped in warm medicated oil to improve circulation and reduce inflammation.(Unspalsh/alan caishan)

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