You never realize how damaging addictions / overuse of drugs, alcohol or smoking is until it starts harming you. Alcohol addiction and chain smoking can impair your kidneys, lungs, heart, liver etc. and disturb your life emotionally, physically and mentally.
What this program aims to achieve?
Ayurveda with its treatments and medicines would help you overcome drug and alcohol addiction. The detoxification / rehabilitation program includes de-addiction therapies, herbal oil massages, Dhara, Navarakizhi, Thailam, herbal steam bath and ayurvedic food and medicines which would detoxify your body holistically and will aid in regaining the balance.
Given below is an overview of a typical Ayurveda and Yoga De-addiction and Rehabilitation Program at an Ayurveda Retreat in India.
Customized treatments as per gravity of illness and individual doshas:
The treatment will vary for each individual depending on the bodily constitution (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) aiming to flush out the toxins, restore internal tissues and pull you out from the darkness of addiction. Once on the path of recovery, you will undergo Panchakarma- a complete detoxifying process and in-depth psychological therapies-individual counselling, spiritual counselling, awareness classes, prayer sessions, yoga therapy, relaxation techniques and meditation.
Group Meditation / Group Chanting - There is no better way to manage imbalances caused by an addiction, than meditation. Group Meditation / Chanting practiced at these Yoga Retreats help you explore your spiritual angle and develop holistic ways to re-align your doshas and regain your senses which will help you stay free from addictions in the long term.
Connecting with Nature: Organic farm visit, guided walk etc.