“Purified blood gives people strength, healthy skin, good looks, a joyous
mental condition and a long life. The blood connects the living beings with their life breath (Carakasamhita Su 24.4). “
Bloodletting is considered a method of systemic cleansing and is suitable for diseases that manifests in the body. An ideal effect is achieved if bloodletting is done early in the morning, after the full moon. The patient should be fasting. Experience has shown that the contaminated blood, which has a dark color, comes out first. On average, 100-120 ml of blood is taken out.
The bloodletting is considered as one among the five most important procedures in Panchakarma. The ayurvedic indications for the bloodletting are mainly by dermatological diseases, inflammatory diseases as well as gouty and pitta-like symptoms (feeling hot, burning, dizziness, aggression).
Bloodletting has also proven to be particularly effective in arterial hypertension, varicose veins and arteriosclerosis.
Cupping is a therapeutic method that has been known for thousands of years. With the aid of cupping, which firmly suck on the skin and cause bruising, dysfunctions can be repaired, pain can be relieved and illnesses can be cured. The method, applied correctly, is harmless and does not cause any adverse side effects. The aim of cupping is to strengthen the self-healing powers or to set it in motion.