Raktamokshana: (Jalaukavacharana & Sirevedha)
Literally meaning Blood Letting, Raktamokshana is performed to eliminate the toxins from the bloodstream throughout the veins. It is a safe, painless and highly effective form of Panchakarma. Raktamokshana means the refinement of blood, hence administered to treat disorders pertaining to skin, such as urticaria, rash, eczema, acne, scabies, leucoderma, psoriasis and gout can also be cured by applying the bloodletting therapy psoriasis and gout can also be cured by blood letting therapy. The therapy develops the immune mechanism in the blood system by stimulating the antitoxic substances in the blood stream. Barring a few exceptions such as people suffering from anemia, edema, weakness or those who are too young or too old, everybody can opt for Raktamokshana therapy.