Administration of rasayana
The Rasayana therapy is taken in two different ways:
In this process, elaborate arrangements are made for the construction of a special type of cottage where the individual is supposed to stay secluded, while taking the Rasayana. The person has to strictly follow the diets and other instructions of the physician. Here, he undergoes the detoxification process called Panchakarma therapy before taking the rejuvenation. Rejuvenation is done with help of some specific medicinal formulations and a specific lifestyle regimen. Kaya kalpa is a special rejuvenating method.
The term kaya kalpa means renewal of body. According to ayurveda the human body is made of seven types of dhatu or tissues–structures such as plasma, blood, muscle, fat, bone, marrow and reproductive fluids. To prolong the youthfulness of the body several physical as well as mental disciplinary methods along with rasayanas or herbal medicines are used, to rebuild the body’s cells and tissues after the initial process of detoxification–panchakarma.
Kaya kalpa is that unique therapy, which brings about complete rejuvenation of the body through cell and tissue renewal. It is supposed to endow an individual with longevity, memory, intellect, youth, strength of sensory and motor organs, even, an excellent complexion and voice.
This method is best for people who don’t have time to stay in the ayurvedic clinic to take the first kind of rejuvenation. It comprises of different types ayurvedic herbal preparations which are taken as prescribed by the doctor. Rasayana is held as the culmination of ayurvedic wisdom.