In Ayurveda the sole treatment for all skin problems lies in minimizing pitta in the body. Pitta means fire and water. It means it has nature of being hot, sharp, spreading, light, oily, penetrating, and liquid. However, within the body pitta function has control over various functions which include:
- visual perception
- Digestion, absorption, & assimilation
- appetite & thirst
- cognition, reasoning, & understanding
- maintenance of body temperature
A disturbance or changes in the normal functioning of these process means that pitta is in imbalance. To combat the elevated pitta level ayurvedic medicines give an easy and right solution.
Increased pitta show various symptoms like heartburn acid indigestion, nausea, or ulcers. As, pitta is present in acid of intestine and stomach an increased pitta leads to high acidity. Ayurevdic medicines act as a cooling agent in the body and helps in minimizing acid effect specifically in the region of stomach and small intestine.
As Pitta is hot due to its hotness a body suffers various symptoms including inflammation, redness, infection, and bleeding as well. Herbal medications are advised to cure the disorder as per the region affected and the causative agent it could be anything like food allergies to chronic stress.. Thus, ayurvedic medicines are categorised on different doses as per the severity or proximity of the disorder. Ayurveda offers a clear solution to the problems like Facial allergies/infection, Chronic skin Allergies.
Another important function of Pitta is spreading and liquid due to which excess of pitta in blood wants to spreads and expel to other region of the body which leads to conditions like skin rashes, psoriasis, eczema, , acne. To get rid of these disorders one general aspect is to purify blood which is done through the ayurvedic medicines. Yogis ayurveda clinic offers a number of medication which helps in the detoxification and cleansing of the body particularly blood. Purified blood contains the pitta in its appropriate amount and thus, no spreading occurs.
The two main seat of Pitta are liver and small intestine or gastrointestinal tract. With the increased Pitta functioning of both the organ is affected. Increased Pitta in GI leads to diarrhoea in which too much of digestive enzyme is produced and the stool loses its compactness. After having hot, spicy, fermented, and fried food the hotness inside body increases which is the major cause of the increased pitta in GI and , the person suffers from its consequences in form of diarrhoea. Cooling herbs helps to retrieve the normal functioning of the GI.
While increased pitta in liver affects RBC production as it hampers the functioning of liver the person suffer from disorder like anemia. Herbs with cleansing action will help to cure the person from the disorder. Herbal medication are safe to use and do not cause any side effect.
Several disorders like Blackening of Skin, Excessive sweating, Dermatitis, Pruritis, Pricking Pain in Wholebody, Lack of facial glow, and Leucoderma / vitiligo are the few common disorder for which ayurveda has an easy solution. Skin problems can be easily treated with the help of herbs and jadibutis and its significance has been proved in our ancient Vedas as well.