Holistic Dentistry, Mouth as the Gateway to the Body, Mouth Breathing vs Nose Breathing & Sleep Apnea | Dr. Ron Ehrlich #060

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Your mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body.

Understand the jaw-dropping realization that your bite, mouth and jaw are highly influential in all your body ailments.

The mouth is the portal to the body. Optimise that.

About Our Guest: Dr. Ron Ehrlich

Dr. Ron Ehrlich, is one of Australia’s leading holistic health advocates, educators, a podcaster and an author, with over 40 years of clinical experience.
Dr Ron Ehrlich has developed a holistic approach to health and wellness, which includes a comprehensive model of how the various stresses of our modern world impacts our lives.
Dr Ron is in clinical practice and continues to see patients at his group practice, the Sydney Holistic Dental Centre in Sydney CBD.
Dr. Ron Ehrlich
In 1996, Dr. Ron gained his Fellowship in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (FACNEM). He is immediate-Past President of the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM).
Dr Ron is also co-founder and board member of Nourishing Australia, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to informing, educating and inspiring people about the critical importance of healthy soils, nutrient-dense foods, and sustainable farming, bringing together principles of holistic healthcare and holistic farm management for the health of people, communities and ultimately, our planet.
In 2019 he was awarded a Fellowship from the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (FASLM).
Dr Ron’s passion is to convert confusion to clarity and information to knowledge. To empowering individuals to fulfil their potential, take control of their health, build resilience and be the best you can be.

In this Episode we Discuss:

Dr. Ron’s morning routine (Dinacharya)

Bodily cleanses: rinsing of nasal passages, tongue scraping and gargles

6-10 rounds of salute to the sun (Surya Namaskar)

Rotational and extension movements

Intensive workout for 10 minutes

Dentistry as a profession

How Dr. Ron became introduced to holistic dentistry. 
Dentistry being the job with the highest suicide rate of all, and also the worst job for the practitioner’s health (according to the US Department of Labor) - 950 jobs were measured in this annual report.
The dangers of mercury and it still being used in patients' mouths for tooth fillings
Precautions a dentist can take on the job to reduce health risks.

Why is attending to the health of your mouth important?

Teeth are needed to chew food so as to make the nutrients more bioavailable to be absorbed and digested. 
  • New studies link a person’s ability to chew, to their cerebral cognitive function.
The size and shape of your mouth (and teeth) determines that of your upper airway, therefore it predisposes you to have (or not) certain bodily dysfunctions such as:
  • Mouth breathing instead of nasal breathing
  • Sleep disordered breathing (most common disorders being snoring or having sleep apneas but there is over 80 of them)
  • Other cardiac conditions due to oxygen deprivation.
Dentist looking into patient's mouth
An unbalanced bite, teeth clenching and/or teeth grinding may cause chronic musculoskeletal pains (chronic headaches, neck aches, etc.)
Gum health being connected to cardiovascular disease, strokes, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, low birth weight in children, some forms of cancer, erectile dysfunction and more.
The mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body and therefore it is key in building health and resilience throughout the body.
The two most common infections in the human body are in the mouth: gum disease and tooth decay.

The five pillars of health

Sleep, breathe, nurish, move and think. Further developed in Dr. Ron’s book (link available in “resources”).

Mouth Microbiome

There are approximately 700 different species of microbes in the mouth alone. 
The inside of the mouth is pink due to the proximity of many blood vessels to the surface of the skin. If the unhealthy microbiome enters your bloodstream then the toxins will be carried to the rest of the body perpetuating disease.
Illustration of the mouth's microbiome
Highly acidic foods and foods high in sugars and carbohydrates changing the mouth’s microbiome to be much more pathogenic (disease provoking).
Chewing fennel and cardamom seeds reduces the acidic quality in the mouth. 
Suizz studies on the effect of the stone age diet on the human mouth.

Snoring

Why is it that snoring occurs?

An ayurvedic solution to snoring is playing the didgeridoo, the conch shell or any long pipe for that matter, as they exercise the muscles around the pharynx and the back of the throat.

Using a Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD) to stop snoring and have better sleep quality (also serves as a solution for sleep apneas).

Why is breathing through your nose fundamental? Mouth breathing vs. Nose breathing. 

  • 60% of the nitric oxide in the body is being produced through paranasal breathing.
  • Snoring and sleep apneas and their relationship with Prana (life force).

Mouth taping: its origins as a russian breathing technique called Buteyko, how to properly do it, doing a diagnostic test and some of its possible outcomes.

Sleep Apnea according to Ayurveda

Sangha Srota Dusti - Pranavaha srota and udakavasrota.

Vitamin D deficiency can play a role in the manifestation of Sleep Apnea

Cikitsa (treatment):

  • Panchakarma - The five actions that profoundly eliminate toxins from the body and mind.
  • Swasaksantak leham, available in the Vital Veda shop HERE 
  • Smriti, available in the Vital Veda shop HERE
  • Sipping hot water. For more info on this read the following article on how to shed toxins from your body by drinking hot water HERE

Acidic drinks

The ayurvedic approach to starting the day.

Sodas and kombucha are very acidic and should be taken in moderation as they alter the pH of the mouth.

How frequently should we visit the dentist?

It is essential to get a comprehensive oral checkup to actually know how healthy your mouth currently is. 

“No pain, no problem” doesn’t apply to your mouth: 90% of oral health problems have no pain associated with them. 

If you have no fillings in your mouth, it is advised to go to the dentist once every 8 months or every year. If you have fillings, every 6 to 12 months. If you have a history of gum disease, every 4 to 6 months.

Toothpaste

Natural and unnatural. 

Most of them act like a soap / detergent and break up the mucosa of the mouth. 

Fluoride being present in toothpastes and yet ingestion being a health hazard. 

Organic toothpaste being a good alternative.

Practicing mindfulness while brushing your teeth. 

The use of charcoal being too abrasive and with little actual effectiveness.


Toothbrush with toothpaste on top

Flossing

Is it important to floss daily? It actually depends, but long story short: yes. 

Oil pulling for gingivitis and gum inflammation. For more information on Oil Pulling check out our article on this process, and you can also buy Gandusha Oil Pulling Oil in our shop HERE

Regenerative agriculture

It is a combined solution to harvest quality nutrient-dense foods, manage climate change and regenerate soils for future use.


Resources

Dr. Ron’s podcast: “Unstressed with Dr. Ron Ehrlich” 

Dr. Ron’s book: “A life less stressed: the five pillars of health and wellness” - Free downloadable PDF HERE and Amazon link to purchase Kindle, audiobook or paperback editions HERE

Dr. Ron's website.

Dr. Ron’s Instagram: @drronehrlich.

Link to Bupa Dental Cremorne clinic (holistic dentistry) with Dr. Philip Stein in New South Wales HERE

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Considerations and Care for Cancer

Below are a few considerations for those on the journey to helping heal cancer.

1. Slow Down, Cancer Is Mostly Not An Emergency

  1. Firstly, in most cases, cancer is not an emergency. Although diagnostics and specialists may urgently rush you into treatment, the truth is, the cancer has probably been in your physiology for quite some time before the diagnosis.STOP. Ground yourself. Establish yourself. Explore avenues of how to treat your unique self. Seek various specialists and health practitioners. Don’t rush into any treatment. Don’t delay, but take action efficiently and gracefully. Inappropriate medical treatment is a worldwide crisis.

Related Listening:

The prestigious John Hopkins Hospital conducted a study investigating what percentage of medical care is unnecessary.

21% was the average!

They asked a random group of physicians who broke it down in medications, diagnostic tests, surgeries and procedures.

When you have people in the industry saying that one fifth of all the services are unnecessary, that is a crisis!

Learn more about the crisis of Medical Appropriateness

Questions to Ask Your Oncologist About Chemotherapy

Ask these questions in your initial consultations as well as when they say “we are getting really good results/sponsors for this drug or suggest a treatment.”

  1. What are the chances this will cure me. – not make me feel better, not make the tumour shrink for a little while, not make me live 6 months longer.
  2. What is the known death rate for chemotherapy used. – 1-2% – 10-15% are dying from the treatment.
  3. Would you give this therapy to your family or take your self.

2. Pleasant and Blissful Mind, Senses and Consciosuness

Reduce stress. Remove fear. Remind your body it is safe. You have infinite potential to heal. Your body is miraculously capable. Directly experience your Pure Absolute Self which is free from disease on a regular basis to give your body a “free zone” and reinforce the memory of That in your cells.

This is known as “Smriti

3. Team of Health Practitioners

Work with a multitude of health practitioners. From oncologists to natural health practitioners to whatever healer  you resonate with. All working as a Team for your wellness.

4. Drop the War Mentality

A cancer cell is the loneliest cell in the body. It doesn’t know if it is part of your organism anymore. It literally feels like the last man alive. So it has to reproduce. Fast.

When you recognise and appreciate the cancer cell, then it says “wow, let me drop the over-ambitious drive, let a stem cell replace me.” The tumour goes into apoptosis (programmed cell-suicide).

“I don’t need to have this drive for life, the organism has a drive for life now. I can now be in harmony with the biology. This is truely what I wanted.”

5. Most cancers are a metabolic disease

One of the best ways to activate autophagy and apoptosis is fasting. There is a multitude of ways to fast (langhana), and I recommend you work with a quality health practitioner to assist with fasting and diet for your unique self.

6. Precious and Potent Ayurvedic Herbs

Precious and Potent Ayurvedic Herbs are wise to boost the healing process.

They help restore the memory of perfect health (smriti), reduce tumour growths and metastasis, trigger your body’s healing mechanisms and optimise metabolic and immune health.

Panchakarma is also wise in most cases.

What important considerations for healing cancer do you value? Comment below?


Enemas, Bastis & Colonics: Think Twice Before Sticking Anything Up Your Bum

This article to get you thinking twice about enemas and anything you consider sticking up your pelvic floor’s larger orifice, whether it’s water, oil, salt water, coffee or a herbal decoction.

Note, enemas are one of the five most powerful therapies in Ayurveda (Panchakarma), and Ayurveda has significantly extensive knowledge and experience in this medical intervention. 

A few things to be aware of:

1. Unctuousness

In Ayurveda, there are thousands of enemas, (called Bastis) made up of various formulas. Not one of them are without the unctuousness quality, (a “friendly” type “oily” quality, called snigdha in Ayurveda). 

Water irrigation colonics, decoction enemas (including Ayurvedic herbal decoctions) and coffee enemas without any oil and procured without specific preparation processes will have a scarping action (langhana) inside the gut. This can damage the internal tissues and eliminate the healthy tissue (improper catabolism).

2. Honour Your Nervous System

Enemas are not only for the gut! As a matter of fact, the primary use of enemas are for your nervous system! Your navel is home to the Enteric Nervous System (the largest nerve plexus in the body) where all your nerve plexuses end in. This is why Ayurvedic bastis are powerful to nourish, (not detox), the nervous system, emotions, the mind and help in psychiatric disorders, auto-immune disorders, severe genetic conditions and dry nervous disorders like Parkinson’s and dementia.

Most bastis are small amounts of medicated oil (20ml-60ml) to be held in and absorbed into the gut, and not eliminated. They stay there to nourish your rich gut flora and can even penetrate every cell in your body if you use a precious basti oil. Contact Vital Veda to order matra basti oil. Orders via email only.

3. Coffee Enemas

Since your enteric system is the main organism getting flooded with the intra-rectal fluid of your choice, think twice before you pour your morning cappuccino up your bum.

Coffee enemas are definitely not suited to the majority of people and can act as a dehydrating gastro-intestinal irritant. 

4. Not All Oils are Equal

Those who know Ayurveda, know it holds profound knowledge on oils.

There are many methods of preparing the oils, and there is a specific one that is ideal for bastis - which is a “soft preparation method” (“mrdu paka”) to be gentle on the gut. Other oils may have some ama (toxins) as they are not purified properly and this enters into vulnerable organs since bastis bypass the liver.

5. Holistic Treatment Approach

As with all purification procedures, consider pre treatment and post treatment. We can learn from Ayurveda’s premier cleansing therapy called Panchakarma,” in that it has a “Purva Karma” (pre-action) and a “Pasjart Karma” (post-karma) with all cleansing therapies. Also your agni (digestive fire) has to be in a precise state before doing cleansing enemas. For this you need an experienced physician.

Have you had an enema before? What is your experience? Comment below.

Vital Veda Enema (Basti) Oil

We use a precious, fine basti oil and supply the kit and instructions.
This oil is prepared by the Raju family in a complex procedure.

You can read about the basti oils here:


Banana Purification Treatment by The Raju Family

A Banana Leaf used in the treatment

Powerful method for promoting perfect health

The "Raju Banana Purification” is a powerful therapy that cleanses the entire physiology and restores gynaecological health.

It is ideally taken by women whilst on their menstrual cycle, but is also effective for women who will not be menstruating at the time of visits, to balance hormones, enhance fertility and to profoundly purify and detoxify the physiology.

What is Raju Banana Purification

Banana Purification is mostly done during a woman's menstrual cycle.
Ayurveda views the menstrual cycle as a deep detox and profound purification that a woman is blessed to have once a month.
This unique treatment that is exclusively performed by the Raju Family immensely enhances this purification process.

A Banana Leaf used in the treatment

The Banana Purification treatment deeply cleanses the entire body, particularly the female reproductive system.

Even if the problems are deeply rooted, significant relief can be achieved from this 3-5 day program.
The program also helps to balance the hormonal system so emotions become more even and smooth.

Banana Purification Involves

  • Taking herbs specially prepared with bananas during each day of the therapy.
  • Adhering to a specific and simple diet.
  • Taking plenty of rest so that the body can devote all its energy to clearing and healing. The treatment draws out toxins from all over the body into the menstrual blood through which they are expelled. Still profound detoxification happens for those not bleeding during this program.

A single banana purification done properly during menstruation has benefits, depending on the person, equal to two or more 23-day intensive Panchakarmas.

FOR BOOKINGS SEE BELOW


Banana Purification Australia & NZ 2020

Bondi, Sydney: May 1-5

Byron Bay: May 5-7

Melbourne: May 8-11

Auckland: May 12-16

Wellington: May 14-16 - *5 women only for Wellington.

Please read information carefully below before booking.
Book Here

Duration of Banana Purification Program

  • Menstruating women do the Banana Purification for the duration of their menstrual cycle.
  • Women not on their cycle generally do 3 - 5 consecutive days.
  • Allow approx. 60 mins for each session.

Essential Things to Know For Your Banana Purification

The more precise you follow these procedures, the more increased benefits you will get.

Donation:

The Raju forefathers, who handed down this unique and wonderful knowledge to their family, specified that the Banana program itself should be given free of charge so that there is no financial barrier for anyone to have its benefits.

Donations are required for the bananas used, travel and accommodation expenses  -  $180 minimum donation is recommended for 3 days of Banana Purification and $300 for 5 days or $60/day.

Donations are required whenever a Raju travels to give the Banana Purification. Raju family members are traveling from overseas solely to provide the Banana Purification.

The donation cash should be in an envelope with your name written and the dates you are doing the Banana Purification.

You must observe minimum 30 minutes of silence before and after and during taking the medicine.

Please arrive on time and sit in silence while you wait.

Diet:

  • On the days undergoing the Banana Purification, ideally one should not take any herbs and dietary supplements etc. Medicines if you can avoid during BT or have later (away from the BT) will be best. - if you have an issue or query with this, contact dylan@vitalveda.com.au / 0451 534 884.
  • The banana herbs should be taken on a completely empty stomach. If you are taking the morning dose of Banana Purification, you should not consume any food, herbs, or medications etc. that morning. Only plain water is allowed.
  • 1 hour before taking the banana herbs the person should completely fast (no food, water etc.).
  • If taking Banana Purification at night, stop eating milk rice approx. 3-4 hours before.
  • It is important to swallow the banana piece whole - Do not chew it or allow it to touch your teeth.
  • 1 -2 hours after taking the medicine the patient should completely fast (no food, water etc.) After this, the first thing the patient should eat is milk rice
  • If taking Banana Purification at night, you don't have to eat after, you can go straight to bed.
  • Do not talk for 30 minutes before you receive the banana herbs and 30 minutes afterwards. Results are more powerful with inward attention and silence during this time.
  • Every meal during the Banana Purification should be "milk rice". If you have trouble digesting cows milk, try a smaller quantity raw or unhomogensied cows milk boiled. If this is still uncomfortable, you may have plain white rice only. Almond, coconut, rice, soy or goats milk is not allowed.
  • Rarely people feel aversion to eating milk rice every meal. If this happens and you really cannot tolerate it, have milk rice or plain white rice for the first meal (after taking the Banana Purification), then for the meals after that you may add a little cinnamon in the milk rice to add some flavour and reduce the aversion. Note that this is not ideal and for full benefits of the Banana Purification. Plain milk rice is best during menstrual cycle. You can also have fresh, simple food throughout if you are really struggling with diet.
  • If you have aversion or cannot cope with just milk rice or plain rice contact us to discuss the best meal plan.
  • Continue sipping hot water frequently during the Banana Purification days to help remove the toxins more thoroughly.

Regimen

  • A time to go inward and rest - It is encouraged you keep socialising to a minimum. You will probably be quite tired during the Banana Purification, so it is best you avoid strenuous activity, work, studying, going out etc. Sleeping during the day is permitted. Think of this as a stretch of "time for yourself" where you can profoundly rest and purify.
  • Do not use tampons during Banana Purification as this impedes the free flow of toxins out of the body and may cause toxins to be reabsorbed as a result.
  • During the days of menstrual flow, it is traditional for you not to touch or have anyone touch you during this time as many impurities are coming out of the body (especially strong during the Banana Purification) and you want to maintain this potent energy in yourself.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

For ladies who want to do Banana Purification + have a Personal Health Session (Recommended):
Please book your Private Health Session after 1.30 pm. Note menstruating women cannot see the Vaidya.
Is Banana Purification Only for Menstruating Women?
No.
  • Women whose menstruation is unnaturally absent will benefit from Banana Purification.
  • It is also beneficial for post-menopausal women to receive Banana Purification.
  • Though less powerful than during the days of actual flow, the therapy is still highly beneficial for increased purification, hormone balance and strength.
  • Women whose cycle does not align with the time that the Vaidya is there can still do the treatment.
  • If your cycle comes while the Rajus are in Australia, we highly encourage you to travel to the city that the Rajus are in at the time of your cycle to obtain the full benefit. After all, women travel from all over the globe to India to spend only a few days there just for Banana Purification, so traveling inter-state if the opportunity is there is well worth the benefits.

If I am taking Banana Purification at night do I still need to eat milk rice that day?
Yes, only eat milk rice that day and no food 3-4 hours and no water 2 hours before your Banana Purification evening session.

Do I eat bananas and why is it called Banana Purification?
No. The medicine is delivered on a very small piece of banana that is approx. the size of your little fingernail.

What is the difference between your 5, 4 and 3 days of Banana Purification?
The more days the more powerful, but 3 days is a complete cycle so is good. If you are menstruating you should do the Banana Purification every day you are menstruating.

Can I do less than 3 days Banana Purification?
3 days is a full cycle and we advise that minimum. However, if you only found out about this offering late, or genuinely cannot attend 3 days (consider your priorities), 1 or 2 days can be done and is still beneficial.

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR BOOKING

  • To gain maximum benefit from banana treatment make sure to book 3-5 consecutive days
  • If you know you will be menstruating at the time, please select the first session, since menstruating women go first to receive the Banana Treatment.

*Wellington - There are a limited number of slots available for BT.
Please apply to do the banana treatment by emailing jes@jeschev.com to following:

  • Full name
  • Will you be menstruating?
  • Age
  • Every Date you will do Banana Purification
  • Present complaints & symptoms
  • Phone number

Any queries email jes@jeschev.com

BOOK BANANA PURIFICATION


Vaidya Raju on Banana Purification
"The main action of Banana [Purification] is on the uterus ~ the communication between the brain and the uterus. When the communication is obstructed, it clears it—whatever is in the way. And then it clears everything because it removes the blocks [along the way]. With gall stones it takes some time...for liver problems much less time, gas much less. Because it fixes everything that is in-between and clears the way. Whatever is blocking it clears...makes that sankalp [intention] to work."

~ Vaidya J.R. Raju

Why is Banana Purification So Powerful?

"The main thing is the vibration [the use of the Primordial Sounds], and the herbs. Just like the planet is considered as the human (small point), Brahmananda is the universe (vast). Like that the herb is always minute, and it will work in all directions [huge expansion]. Similarly, along with that, the vibration enters into the body and goes into the whole endocrine system, not only the reproductive system, and creates the balance.
You might have seen one patient’s case here: just with the Banana [Purification] she developed her uterus and even her cervix was not there and that is also developed now. The treatment is given at the best time of the month because of the power of the underlying cycle. Banana [Purification] is a good rejuvenation. It is like half or even one full Panchakarma in value even when you are in menopause. Even if you don’t have those organs due to hysterectomy, whatever the balance is needed will come from the treatments. The whole hormone system is endocrine, so no need to worry about the organ itself."
~ Vaidya Krishna Raju. 

"I have had debilitating periods all my life...horrible cramps, nausea, and pain. After receiving banana treatment from Dr. Pavani Raju, I would say my periods are 95-99% better. Not only that, but it has had a side effect of giving me greater confidence and sense of self. I feel very lucky to have been given this treatment."
BT Patient, USA
"I wasn't able to take the Raju Banana Treatment when I was still menstruating, but I've been fortunate to have had it several times since menopause, because I know my cycle times from years past and the Vaidyas can feel in my pulse when I am ready for the banana medicine. Though they say it's more powerful during menstruation, it still brings me increased energy and strength, along with deep purification. From the moment I swallow the herb, I can feel a special liveliness spreading in my body, and for those first few hours after taking it I feel very inward and quiet and sometimes fall deep asleep for hours, even in the middle of the day. It's a very special experience, and gives me a big boost afterwards."
Panchakarma Guest, USA
"The Banana Purification Treatment was an incredibly special experience. I am very very grateful that I finally experienced it. The month before I received the BT my cycle was a nightmare. I went to the hospital from being in such tremendous and unbearable pain. Morphine wasn't even enough because I suffered from a partially ruptured ovarian cyst. My doctor assumed it crossed with a blood vessel. This brings the worst pain ever. It has been likened to child birth, followed by massive abdominal swelling The 2-3 prior cycles were increasing in pain leading up to last month where I couldn't even stand or walk. I could just curl into myself on the floor, using all my energy to endure the pain. This past cycle, after taking the banana treatment, I barely felt any pain at all (just some the first day, but Advil was sufficient in relieving the pain). I am so grateful!!! I was actually scared and anxious about the next cycle, wondering if I'd end up in the hospital again. The BT itself was very humbling and beautiful. I felt incredibly happy and loving afterwards and during the treatment. I since have felt lighter in body and spirit, like every cell in my body was invigorated and born anew. I felt incredibly awake, though at the same time very exhausted. Being in Dr. Raju's presence was humbling, cleansing, soothing, and inspiring. I will tell every woman I know and love to come the next time Dr. Raju comes to town. I will go too. I can hardly wait. 🙂 Thank you with my whole heart and spirit."
Patient, USA
"Stability, clarity and internal strength are the prominent effects the Banana Treatment has had on me. I find it very settling and strengthening to mind, soul and physiology. Female hormones are one of the most determining factors of a woman’s state of being. The Banana Treatment balances these hormones on a very fundamental level, creating lasting harmony. In my case, a concrete example is the positive influence the Banana Treatment had on my period. I used to not be able to “survive” my very long and heavy cycles without using pain relievers which was a big stress. After taking just two Banana Treatments, I could already feel a big difference. My cycles became shorter and less painful. After two more treatments, my cycles now only last 5 days and I can get by without using pain medicine at all. The Banana Treatment has also helped me to settle anxiety and insomnia. I am very grateful for having found this treatment. Through balancing my hormones, it has not only helped me to balance my physical body, but also to balance myself."
Panchakarma Guest, Germany
Ten years ago I used to be hospitalised for my period pain as it was so deliberating I would pass out. After lots of western medicine specialist appointments and many pharmaceutical drugs, I was told that I had endometriosis and went in for a laparoscopy to remove it, but there was nothing found. This is when my deeper journey with the natural and eastern medicine began. I did too many things to mention over the next 10 years and was feeling much better and then 10 months before my first banana treatment I started bleeding in my monthly cycle enough for 10 women. I was losing so much blood my haemoglobin count and anaemia was eventually so low that I needed to start getting iron infusions at a haematologist to stop my hair falling out, reverse my complete loss in appetite, stop my headaches, depression, lethargy and rapid heart rate which decreased my sleep quality. I did these things for 6 months but things were not getting much better and eventually I was hospitalised again. After much investigation, I saw Krishna-Ji for the first time. He had a new theory different to everyone, that was holistic and made sense, so I decided to see if what he was talking about might work. I stopped eating a mostly raw vegan diet and adopted a mostly cooked and warm Ayurvedic diet. I then did my first banana treatment in June 2016. My first time was thee most profound experience, it was very powerful and started working for me before I even ate my first fingernail size of ‘special’ banana. I slept so much during those days and my cycle immediately changed. From that cycle and going forward, I had a light flow for the first time in my life and little to no period pain at all. Both of these things had never happened to me in 17 years. I did my second banana treatment 6 months after that, and it was not as strong but toward the end of the long 7 day cycle, I cleared some blockages that needed to happen. I also cleared some deep emotional and mental traumas. Again it improved my periods. But then I found myself feeling the same feeling again and needing an iron infusion due to too much blood loss again. Since that treatment in April 2018, I have not needed an iron infusion since and my flow has been quite regular. The cramps and breasts lumps have come back a bit, but I am about due for my next banana treatment and I look forward to experiencing what my body needs next time. This is important work that needs to be cleared and done, especially for those with reproductive health issues and those wanting to have a healthy baby.
Beverly, Marketing Agent, USA
I had immense relief after the last banana treatment in Melbourne on my fibroids and excessive bleeding. It had stopped completely and I am undergoing menopause... I am looking forward to undergo another session of Bananna treatment with Vaidya Raju.
Penny, Yoga teacher
The time since my banana treatment has honestly been incredible. I feel really tapped into my energy, my creative potential and something has also shifted in the way men are drawn to me. All of which would make sense given where the healing took place.  I also got my period this morning which was a bit of a surprise as I had none of the usual telltale signs that warn me that it’s on the way! I had no weight gain or water retention, no irritability or feeling very emotional, I have been sleeping just fine even though I usually don’t, and most importantly, I had zero cramps, pain or crippling fatigue when my period arrived!!! It’s honestly a miracle!
Debbie, Sydney
“By the end of my period I was on cloud nine, I have never experiences anything as powerful as BT.”
Julia
I feel an emotional clarity I’ve never felt before, my digestion is amazing, my body feels light, my yoga practice has totally changed and I feel like I have a whole new body and mind! I cannot wait to do it again!
Brooke, Sydney

“Ten years ago I used to be hospitalised for my period pain as it was so deliberating I would pass out. After lots of western medicine specialist appointments and many pharmaceutical drugs, I was told that I had endometriosis and went in for a laparoscopy to remove it, but there was nothing found. 

This is when my deeper journey with the natural and eastern medicine began. I did too many things to mention over the next 10 years and was feeling much better and then 10 months before my first banana treatment I started bleeding in my monthly cycle enough for 10 women. I was losing so much blood my haemoglobin count and anaemia  was eventually so low that I needed to start getting iron infusions at a haematologist to stop my hair falling out, reverse my complete loss in appetite, stop my headaches, depression, lethargy and rapid heart rate which decreased my sleep quality. I did these things for 6 months but things were not getting much better and eventually I was hospitalised again. 

After much investigation, I saw Krishna-Ji for the first time. He had a new theory different to everyone, that was holistic and made sense, so I decided to see if what he was talking about might work. I stopped eating a mostly raw vegan diet and adopted a mostly cooked and warm Ayurvedic diet. I then did my first banana treatment in June 2016. 

My first time was thee most profound experience, it was very powerful and started working for me before I even ate my first fingernail size of ‘special’ banana. I slept so much during those days and my cycle immediately changed. From that cycle and going forward, I had a light flow for the first time in my life and little to no period pain at all. Both of these things had never happened to me in 17 years.

I did my second banana treatment 6 months after that, and it was not as strong but toward the end of the long 7 day cycle, I cleared some blockages that needed to happen. I also cleared some deep emotional and mental traumas. 

Again it improved my periods. But then I found myself feeling the same feeling again and needing an iron infusion due to too much blood loss again. Since that treatment in April 2018, I have not needed an iron infusion since and my flow has been quite regular. The cramps and breasts lumps have come back a bit, but I am about due for my next banana treatment and I look forward to experiencing what my body needs next time. 

This is important work that needs to be cleared and done, especially for those with reproductive health issues and those wanting to have a healthy baby.”

~ Banana Purification Guest, USA

 

"I was diagnosed with MRKH Syndrome in c.1996 following an ultrasound that revealed I had no uterus. This is a rare congenital condition whereby the female reproductive system stops developing after the creatIon of the ovaries.

This of course means you do not have periods, nor can you have children naturally.

In allopathic medicine there is no known reason or solution. On diagnosis, I was brought under the care of a specialist unit in a London hospital where they offer enormous emotional support to the diagnosed ladies and their families, but of course in their eyes there was nothing they could do.

In January 2010 my partner, Will, and I embarked on a two year traveling sabbatical. We decided to kick start it with a 23 day PK in Delhi. Will had been suffering from Gilbert's Syndrome and a poorly functioning liver, and the doctors back home had been at a loss on how to treat this debilitating condition. A short one week PK in the UK had had such beneficial results we decided to come for a long stint in Delhi. There we had the blessing and amazing good fortune to meet with Dr. JR Raju and we came out of our first consultation amazed. Raju-ji was not at all bemused by Will's condition and had diagnosed me just through the touch of the pulse. He even suggested that his family's Banana Medicine would be able to help me overcome my situation. My pulse had indicated that I had either just finished or was just about to start my cycle so for the rest of those three weeks he regularly took my pulse to track my cycle. It came, a few days before I was due to leave.

During this first treatment, I felt enough sensations to merit following Dr. Raju's advice and obtained an ultrasound. The results showed a small uterus!! We were overcome and so it was an easy decision to attend the clinic in Hyderabad as often as I could for monthly banana sessions whilst we were in India. Will's test results also showed a 75% improvement in his liver and thyroid functioning in just 23 days. He had been ill for over a year!

Over the next few months of banana treatment there was notable progress. I had ultrasounds after each treatment which invariably showed the uterus growing in size each month. I returned to the UK in June 2011 and had an ultrasound at a private hospital in the UK to alleviate my parent's concerns that the results were not a true reflection of what was indeed taking place. The result showed more progress, and the parents were on board!

We returned to India in late October 2011 for further travels and treatments in Hyderabad to accelerate the growth. The ultrasound following the October banana treatment showed 50% growth in the volume of the uterus since late June.

The November results indicated a further growth spurt in the length of the uterus. It was after this treatment that the lining of the uterus became fully developed and it was also the first time the radiologist was able to detect and measure the cervix. She and her nursing staff looked on in amazement. It was a wonderful moment.

An MRI in December 2011 confirmed normal myometrium, endometrial cavity and parametrium in the uterus.

I continued regular banana treatment, as well as a 42-day PK in Hyderabad in March 2012, to help support the growth process which it did enormously. In August I was due to head back to the UK - the funds were up and it was time for me to head home. However, Dr. Krishna Raju strongly advised otherwise as I was experiencing a high level of growth, so I returned in September and continued regular banana treatment and a short PK until January 2013.

The MRI in November 2013 showed that the vagina had connected with the uterus and the fallopian tubes had developed and connected also. And that is where I am tantalizingly at!

Apart from one banana treatment in Italy in the summer, I have not had any other treatment for a year and am letting Nature take her course. It is relevant that I am back at home for now, and will know when it is right to return and join the banana club again! But I am feeling it is soon. I am able to support the development by daily practising the marma touch points and special marma abyanga that I was so lucky to learn in Hyderabad. I do these daily, wherever possible, and I know they have had a profound effect on my physiology. In addition, I have also been incredibly fortunate to have the banana and PK supported by full marma treatments in Hyderabad, which I have found extremely powerful.

I have been utterly blessed to have met the Raju family and their team of supporters, both the immediate staff but also special friends of the clinic, who are all tirelessly helping the patients, supporting us on our journeys, being the embodiment of Ganesha. It is a true gift to be in their presence and truly know there is nothing to fear. My journey has been nothing short of incredible and I am really looking forward to seeing what Nature has in store and when she decides to bestow it."

~ Panchakarma Guest, England

Podcast of Dylan Smith interviewing this MRKH patient about her story coming soon.

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Chakra Basti

Chakra Basti by Vital Veda
Hot medicated oil is kept over the navel, home to the Enteric Nervous System (the largest nerve plexus in the body) and your Svadhisthana (Sacral) or Nabhi Chakra.

Chakra Basti:

  • Balances the nervous system.
  • Increases immunity.
  • Nourishes and rebuilds your energy centre.

Nabhi Chakra - Home of All Connections

Your Navel (Nabhi Chakra) encompasses all the channels, connections and current layout of your body.

After hearing bad news you immediately feel it in your umbilicus. Everything starts from the umbilicus (birth). Illness also starts there.

It not only spherically influences the anatomical body but also gives us an update on the layout of our cosmic body (what is microcosm is macrocosm - the universe, including us, is one, whole, complete thing).

With increased awareness of your body, anatomical and cosmic, you begin to feel more content and comfortable with your body, rather than a foreigner inside this vehicle.

This treatment may be done alongside Hrdaya (Heart) Basti - for heart health and emotional balance.

Pricing at Vital Veda Clinic

For prices see Therapeutic Menu

Transformative Chakra Therapy Package:

Massage + Chakra Basti + Subtle Marma (Vital Point) Therapy

For prices see Therapeutic Menu

The medicated oils used in our treatments contain complex and precious formulations of a vast range of organic, wild-crafted and rare herbs. Purified and prepared with love and mantras (primordial sounds) by the Raju Family of Vaidyas.
This ensures safety and enhances a divine potency, and is one of the factors that make our treatments profoundly effective and treasured by so many.

A series of treatments is recommended to administer a more complete and deep effect. However, do one and see how you feel (you’ll probably want more). 

Take home oil is included in external basti treatments.

Book In or Find Out More – 0439430050

Patra Poultice/Pinda Sveda Treatment

ayurvedic massage for weight loss

Ayurvedic herbal treatment for aches, pain, stress and more.

Treatment process

• The treatment begins with an oil massage to activate the lymph and blood.
• Herbal boluses are dipped into warm medicated oil and massaged over the body.

Benefits

• Reduce stress
• Relieve colic pain
• Relieve body-aches and reduce pain
• Relieve joint pain and rheumatoid arthritis
• Relieve stiffness and muscle soreness
• Loose weight
• Eliminate toxins from the body

Pinda Sveda, aka Patra Poultice or Kitzi, is traditionally done after an Abhyanga as the heat opens up the skin’s pores, allowing the release of toxins and the absorption of the healing herbs.

Herbal Preparation

The boluses are densely packed with concentrated Ayurvedic herbs coupled with fresh native Australian medicinal leaves personally harvested and purified by the Vital Veda team.

Step 1:

Harvest fresh organic leaves. Locally sourced medicinal plants that are rich in volatile oils.

Step 2:

Wash and chop the leaves finely.

Step 3:

Purify the leaves. Each plant has a specific purification method. Overall the knowledge of purifying herbs has been lost. Lucky our teachers have this knowledge passed down to them.

Step 5:

Mix fresh leaves with a concentrated mix of Ayurvedic herbs prepared by the Raju family.

Step 5:

Pack boluses with herbs, tie, and they are ready to be dipped in medicated oil and pampered onto the patient.

Book In or Find Out More – 0451 534 884

About Rakta Mokshana: Blood Liberation

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A unique treatment to eliminate toxins from the blood.
One of the five most powerful treatments in Ayurveda.

In Ayurveda, there are five prime treatments to eliminate toxins from the body known as Panchakarma.

Pancha = “Five.”
Karma = “Action.”

The “five actions” are:

  1. Vamana (Therapeutic vomiting)
  2. Virechena (Purgation)
  3. Basti (Enema)
  4. Nasya (Nasal and brain cleanse)
  5. Rakta Mokshana (Blood liberation)

The way ayurvedic medicine “liberates” blood is through the unique blood letting method of leech therapy.

Leech Therapy is indicated for:

  • Skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis - according to Ayurveda, toxins that manifest as skin diseases are mostly stored in the blood.
  • Blood diseases
  • Necrosis: failure of blood supply
  • Varicose veins, spider veins and obstructed veins
  • Arthritis and joint issues
  • Blood clotting - (leeches contain the most powerful anti-coagulant known to man, Hirudin).
  • Excess pitta, or heat and acidity
  • Gangrene
  • Gout
  • Diabetes
  • Improving nerve activity and blood flow.

Western Hospitals Can’t Resist Using Leeches Today

Today in the Australian state of New South Wales alone, over 20 hospitals use leeches in their medical practice. In Europe they use leeches even more. They are mainly used post-surgery to bring back blood quickly to heal the site. There is just no other anti-coagulant that is more powerful to increase blood circulation for healing than that which the leech secretes (hirudin),

The Process of Leech Treatment:

  • Preparation treatments such as abhyanga massage and sweating treatments are performed for a few days to loosen up, move and pull deep seated toxins to be collected in the peripheral blood tissue.
  • Then the purified and hospital grade leeches are placed onto the skin om the target area until they naturally latch on and gently start sucking.
  • Sucking can last for 15 minutes and go up to three hours. Everyone is different. The leeches are left on until they have had enough to drink and naturally fall off.
  • Leech therapy does not hurt. It is like a teeny tiny pinch.
  • After the leeches are off, a herbal anti-bacterial and wound healing paste is applied along with a bandage over the small prick.

The Leech Also Gives Back Fluid

The leech inserts a special nectar from their saliva back into the humans blood that makes the bodily intelligence to send back the bad blood only. What more is that this fluid it inserts into our body, known as Hirudin, is the most potent anti-coagulant known to man.

Unique Method of Blood Letting

A unique feature about leech therapy is that leeches are bias - they only suck toxic blood and not the pure blood.

 

“Just as the swan drinks only the milk from diluted milk, similarly the leeches drink only the bad blood first from the pool of (vitiated) blood.”
Astanga Samgraha of Vaghbata, ch 35, 4.

A Divine Tool of Ayurveda

Lord Dhanvantari, the lord of Ayurveda and the health aspect of consciouses, brought four vital instruments to the world in each of his four hands:

  1. Amrit Kalash – A pot of nectar.
  2. The sound/knowledge of Ayurveda.
  3. Lord Vishnu’s Chakra (wheel used as a weapon).
  4. A LEECH!

The Importance of Blood

Some Ayurvedic Sages even say that Rakta (blood) is a 4th Dosha.
That’s right, consider Vata, Pitta, Kapha, Rakta!
This is because blood is the only tissue in the body that can be vitiated by itself, all other tissues are vitiated by the doshas.

Find Out More about Leech Treatment - 0451 534 884 / dylan@vitalveda.com.au

Book In or Find Out More – 0451 534 884

External “Basti” – A Unique and Effective Musculoskeletal Treatment

A whopping 80% of Australians and Americans experience back pain.
1 in 7 Australians report back problems.

Unfortunately many folks have become accustomed to this discomfort, and this dull body becomes the norm and they don’t recognise this as an issue, nor act on it. Their cells have lost  the memory of a free and healthy body that is their natural state and their brith right.

This method to treat musculo-skeletal disorders is unique from any other methods out there today.

This keeps getting restated at Vital Veda through the astonishing results we get from patients who undergo this treatment. Some who have lived with pain or discomfort for years and tried so many other therapies.

Other treatment approaches, conventional or alternative medicine, all certainly have relevance and may even be used in congruence with this treatment.

Treatment Process:

  • Firstly a massage is performed over the target site to activate the tissues and prepare the body to openly invite the basti to do its work.
  • Medicated, analgesic oil is “held” by a well (made from flour), localised over the targeted site.
  • The practitioner maintains the oil at a comfortably hot temperature so the oil and the herbs in it can penetrate all layers of skin, deep into tissues of muscle, fat (includes ligaments and tendons), bone, bone marrow and nerves.
  • Stiff and tight muscles will instantly be lubricated and softened. This solves the problems of many issues such as:

Nerve Pain, Slipped Discs, Sciatica, Back Pain:
Pathology (Samprapti): 

  • When muscles get stiff, they loose the ability to expand and contract.
  • Here nerves get compressed and conduction does not pass freely.
  • The energy of movement (Vata) is obstructed and will try to create path with force, thus pain.
  • This may cause a disk to bulge and slip.
  • When the intervertebral disc slips, nerves will touch edges and produce pain. Sometimes manipulation (e.g. soft or deep tissue massage) treatment will tear tissues and can pinch nerves even more.

Solution:

A back Basti counters the roughness, dryness, stiffness and tightness, allowing conduction to pass uninterruptedly, totally free from one neuron to the other.

Various Types of External Bastis

Kati Basti: Lower Back

This is an effective therapeutic treatment for conditions like sciatica, sports injuries, herniated discs, stiff neck, lower and upper back pain.  Includes back massage.

Greeva Basti: Neck & Shoulders

This is an effective therapeutic treatment for conditions like frozen shoulder, sciatica, sports injuries, herniated discs, stiff neck, back pain, migraines. Includes back massage.

Janu (Knee) Basti: Strengthens and Nourishes Knees

Helpful for knee replacements, torn tendons & ligaments, excess fluid, arthritis etc. Clears toxins in the area and can delay surgery. Includes legs massage.

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External Basti Treatments for Organs

Chakra & Hridaya Basti: For the Heart and Energy Centre

Hot oil deeply penetrates into the heart and navel chakra for emotional balance, physical heart health, energy and immunity. Begins with torso and back massage to activate body.

Puppus (Lung) Basti: Respiratory System

Any respiratory ailment including asthma, bronchitis, difficulty in breathing, hyperventilation, shallow breathing etc. Begins with torso massage to activate the respiratory tract.

Yakrit (Liver) Basti

Any liver issue, to the cleanse liver, increase functioning of liver, increase blood cell formation, to strengthen liver and prevent further diseases etc.

Chakra Basti by Vital Veda

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Testimonials

“I had pain and troubles with my knees for quite a while. At one point I was in excruciating pain for 2 weeks, waiting for Dylan to get back from travel. After just 3 of these treatments, the pain is almost completely gone..I haven’t felt the way I feel, in a hell of a long time.”
~ Sandy during a Janu (Knee) Basti series.

“I recently attended Vital Veda for a series of Janu Basti  (Knee Basti). After suffering with discomfort in my knees and calves for as long as I could remember, the tension and pain has incredibly disappeared since having this treatment. Dylan is learned, thoughtful and combines the treatment with a holistic approach to wellness management. Will be returning for future treatments ASAP!”
~ Justin

“Dylan is a dedicated talented Ayurvedic practitioner who studied under the renowned Raju family in India. He has access to high quality special herbs and traditional Indian medicine. I had lower back issues and completed a series of 7 Basti’s which included massage with medicated oils. The quality of the treatment , the setting , even down to the relaxing whale music, made it a very special experience. Not only has it alleviated my back pain but also gave me a rejuvenated psychological boost.
I don’t hesitate to recommend Dylan who can offer other high quality Ayurvedic treatments that will make you feel on the top of the world. I actually attended a brief mini panchakarma session for a week in India with Bastis but found Dylan’s Bastis to be more effective, this might have to do with his strong healing energy, his intention and use of quality medicated oils.
I only met Dylan through Ayurvedic treatments so sincerely give this review with utmost truthfulness and hope you try it out for yourself, happy healing.”
~ Trevor after a series of “back Basti’s”

Our Treatments are Effective and Unique

The medicated oils used in our treatments contain complex and precious formulations of a vast range of organic, wild crafted and rare herbs. Purified and prepared with love and mantras (primordial sounds) by the Raju Family of Vaidyas.

This ensures safety and enhances a divine potency, and is one of the factors that make our treatments profoundly effective and treasured by so many.

A series of treatments is recommended to administer a more complete and deep effect. However, do one and see how you feel (you’ll probably want more). 

Take home oil is included in external basti treatments.

Contact us to book an appointment and free your body

How to make your own “Basti dough” – Mix 2 cups of wheat flour + 1 Tbsp urad flour + 1 cup water. Mix and knead well.

Abhyanga: Ayurvedic Massage – More Than Your Regular Massage

The leaves and bark of a tree are massaged by the wind,
the rocks and pebbles by the rivers and streams,
primates groom and rub up against each other to socially bond, decrease stress, and make up after a tussle,
a child feels protected with the touch of their mother.

Everything in this universe is being massaged continuously to be in perfect balance.

Massage, being the greatest form of the sense of touch, is essential to provide nourishment to the physical, mental and emotional bodies...

After people receive an authentic Ayurvedic massage, mostly they experience an underlying sustaining bliss, while simultaneously their grounded, relaxed and refreshed mind is surprised, "what did I just receive?"

Unique Features of Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic massage is very different to the more common massages on the market - deep tissue, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese, Thai massage, sports massage, Lomi Lomi/Kahuna, etc.

  • Medicated Oils - This is a key aspect of the Abhyanga. Usually coconut or sesame oil is medicated with various herbs according to the season and the individual's unique constitution. Ayurvedic massage oils have the power to penetrate through all layers of skin and enter into all 7 body tissues to do its job of effective detoxification, nourishment and more.
  • Strokes are selected and applied in a vigorous and rhythmic matter according to the client's constitution and imbalances.
  • Special consideration is given to the Marma Points which are the special storehouses of energy and concentrated life force. The Marmas are enlivened for vast harmonious effects.
  • The 7 chakras are also worked on to unblock any problems related to them.
  • The Lymphatic system is critical for good health according to Ayurveda. Abhyanga specifically stimulates and strengthens the lymphatic system, thus improves immunity and stabilises hormones, thus improves physical and mental states.
  • Pacifying the Nervous System - The skin has more nerve endings then any part of the body! This is why Ayurvedic massage, through appropriate strokes channelled harmoniously with the body's channels,  is so effective in calming the mind down, grounding a frantic mind, releasing stress, promoting proper sleep, and providing a state in which the body can deeply rest. There isn't any other way to pacify 20,000,000 nerve receptors in the body’s skin in just a couple of minutes?!

"I feel like I have slept for a week...recently thoughts have been racing through my head throughout the night."
~ Rao, after an Abhyanga at the Vital Veda clinic.

  • Blood Circulation - Blood is effectively circulated all throughout the body and toxins in the blood are expelled.
  • Internal Lubrication - As these oils can penetrate deep into the body, Ayurvedic massage promotes flexibility of the muscles, tissues and joints.
  • Promotes softness and luster of the skin as well as youthfulness.
  • Correcting Injuries - specifically the muscle and bone tissue (Mamsa & Asthi Dhatu)
  • Shaping the organs.
  • Regenerating tissues.
  • Creating a nurturing environment for the many microbes on the skin. Doing the massage lovingly will significantly allow the microbes to thrive even more, shaping your body for good health (as 90% of your body is bugs)!
  • It opens the flow of Prana (Life Force) by balancing the three doshas.
  • Detox - The medicated oil and specific methods drive the doshas and the Ama (toxins) from the deeper connective tissues back to the gastrointestinal tract for proper elimination. This is why after a massage you must rest and frequently sip hot water.

Western Science Proving the Power of Massage

  • Studies have shown that people with hypertension and depression improve with massage therapy.
  • Massage appears to decrease cortisol, a disease-producing and degenerative stress hormone.*
  • It also increases dopamine and norepinephrine, which boost mood, reward, pleasure and wellbeing.*
  • Massage has also been found to boost immunity and killer T cells in AIDS patients.*

In a recent study published in Alternative Therapies, 95 subjects had their blood levels evaluated for the following chemicals before and after a 15 minute massage:

  • Oxytocin: the primary target; a bonding and anti-anxiety hormone.
  • ACTH (adrenocorticotropin): a hormone that increases with stress and decreases with relaxation.

Oxytocin increases when one feels trust and/or empathy. It is the giving hormone, released during acts of appreciation, gratitude, emotional connections and giving touch. Laboring mothers secrete large amounts of oxytocin at birth, fostering the initial family bond.

Amazingly, research also shows that oxytocin*:

  • Extends life in cancer patients
  • Reduces cravings for sweets
  • Reduces anxiety and depression
  • Increases sexual potency and desire
  • Reduces cortisol and boosts immunity

The Results

Oxytocin levels increased by 17% for the group that received massage. The control group who just rested showed a 9% decrease in oxytocin.
ACTH (adrenocorticotropin) – which increases with stress – increased by 30% for the group who rested without receiving massage. Interestingly, it decreased by 20% for those who were in the massage group.

Light Touch vs. Deep Pressure Massage

In a previous study comparing oxytocin release during light touch and deep pressure massage, light touch massage (as used in Ayurvedic massage techniques), yielded a 27% increase in oxytocin and a 24% decrease in ACTH.

Perform Massage Daily

In India, getting a massage starts on day one. Mothers have been giving babies daily massages for thousands of years. Children start giving themselves daily massages at early ages alongside other daily practices like brushing teeth, scraping tongue, bathing etc., and continue this as a lifelong practice.

While receiving a massage daily by a therapist would yield astonishing results, this is uneconomical and unpractical. One must learn to do Self-Massage, because after attuning with your body in this way with deep self-respect, believe me, you will notice the difference that day and beyond!

*Altern Ther Health Med. 2012;18;960;11-18

Abhyanga: Therapeutic Ayurvedic Massage at the Vital Veda Clinic

Panchakarma Treatment packages available. See Therapeutic Menu
Contact me to book in for an effective boost in realigning yourself into balance.

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