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The Perfect Dublin Wedding Venues to Suit Your Style


Friday 5 February 2016 by Pamela Mahon

 

If you’re hoping to tie the knot in the capital, you’ll be spoil for choice when it comes to choosing a wedding venue! Whether you’re after a charming country house for your celebrations, a magical castle, a unique space in the heart of the city or a chic and contemporary hotel, you’ll find Dublin has it all. There’s something for every couple, whatever your style – check out 15 fabulous Dublin wedding venues in today’s edit…

 

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The Country House

Finnstown Castle Hotel, Lucan, Dublin

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The romantic Finnstown Castle Hotel offers couples an idyllic setting just 25 minutes from Dublin city centre. As you enter the gates and travel up the magnificent tree lined avenue, you’ll find a cosy and welcoming country house to relax in for the duration of your stay. The beautiful mature grounds surrounding the house are dotted with ancient trees, charming gazebos and ornamental three-tier fountains, providing ample photo opportunities. Inside is just as beautiful – guests can toast the happy couple in the cosy Library Suite before retiring to the magnificent chandelier adorned ballroom for a night of the finest food and dancing.

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The Historical Estate

Radisson Blu St. Helen’s, Stillorgan Road, Dublin 4

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Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel is an elegant and luxurious 18th century Irish mansion in a central Dublin location. Set on 4 acres of private gardens, the picturesque grounds of the Radisson Blu St. Helen’s and its impressive historical architecture lend themselves to a beautiful backdrop for memorable wedding photographs, while the hotel itself is luxuriously appointed creating a magical and romantic setting for your celebrations. The hotel can cater for both small and intimate weddings for as little as 10 people up to larger parties of 270 guests with several beautiful dining suites available. Couples can look forward to flawless service throughout with a dedicated planner Zuzana on hand to help you every step of the way.

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The Exclusive Venue

Luttrellstown Castle, Castleknock, Dublin 15

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The luxurious Luttrellstown Castle can be your own stunning stately home for the night! Available for exclusive, private rental, this stunning castle venue can accommodate up to 180 guests. Their beautiful grounds and idyllic walled gardens and majestic facade provide ample picture opportunities and the inside is just as impressive. The castle’s luxurious interiors have the wow factor from two magnificently appointed ballrooms to the charming library with its cosy, old-world feel. Their dedicated wedding team pride themselves on their absolute commitment to personalized service, so you can be assured your day will be like no other.

 

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The Stately Venue

Blackhall Place, The Law Society of Ireland, Dublin 7

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The stately and prestigious Blackhall Place, which is the headquarters of the Law Society in Ireland, is an ideal location for couples looking to create a unique, bespoke celebration. Located in the heart of the city, this historic setting can be yours exclusively for the day and can host up to 180 guests. The impressive President’s Hall boasts high ceilings and beautiful stain glass windows and can host both civil ceremonies and receptions, while smaller parties can avail of the Blue Room or Dining Room for more intimate affairs. There is also an opportunity to have a marquee erected on the grounds for a larger contemporary city wedding.

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The Intimate Venue

No. 25 Fitzwilliam Place & Suesey Street Restaurant, Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2

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The fabulous No. 25 Fitzwilliam Place is a sophisticated and romantic wedding venue in the heart of the city, that’s perfect for more intimate wedding celebrations. This beautiful Georgian townhouse is your own private house for the day and has been lovingly restored with a blend of unique period features and more contemporary decor which give it a modern, classic feel. No. 25 can cater for 60 guests (or groups of 100 if you have your ceremony on-site as well) and prides itself on the warm and friendly service and incredible menu opportunities, using the very best of quality Irish ingredients and internationally renowned artisan producers. Its sister restaurant Suesey Street which is located next door is another stylish, intimate city centre offering with a more casual ambience.

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The Boho Venue

Beaufield Mews Restaurant & Gardens, Woodlands Avenue, Stillorgan, Dublin

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Beaufield Mews is a hidden oasis just 4 miles from Dublin city centre. The Restaurant has been established since 1948 and is now the oldest restaurant in Dublin. The 18th Century stables and courtyard have been lovingly restored and mixes old world charm with an alternative twist. Their beautiful walled rose gardens can be used for ceremonies and blessings or is the perfect place to kick off your drinks reception. Their menu offerings are as unique as the setting with lots of gourmet food options for couples looking to give their wedding menu a fun twist – hog roasts, barbeques, rustic picnics and the restaurant’s ‘Mini Feast’ menus are popular choices but their 5 course meal will also go down a treat if you’re after a more traditional menu.

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The Castle Venue

Clontarf Castle, Clontarf, Dublin 3

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Nestled in a quiet, leafy suburb not far from Dublin City Centre, Clontarf Castle is the perfect blend of old and new. This 12th century castle retains many of its original features and will appeal to couples that want an authentic castle experience but with all the modern luxuries. Steeped in history, the castle boasts beautiful stained glass windows, dramatic high ceilings and the stunning original staircase but a recent refurbishment has brought it in to the 21st century with beautiful bespoke interiors throughout, luxurious suites and a chic, contemporary bar where guests can toast the newlyweds. The venue is suited to both grand and more intimate affairs and has several beautiful suites available for wedding celebrations including the impressive Great Hall and the more intimate Viking or Tower Suite.

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The Waterside Venue

The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

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Located in the picturesque village of Dun Laoghaire, The Royal Marine Hotel is set on four acres of gardens and has panoramic views of Dun Laoghaire Harbour and Dublin Bay. The idyllic location would provide endless photo opportunities for wedding couples – the pretty Dun Laoghaire Promenade and Pier would be a magnificent backdrop. The hotel itself dates back to the 19th century and has all the charm and character of a period building from the beautiful high ceilings to the sophisticated cornicing and its magnificent Victorian staircase. The Royal Marine caters for all styles of weddings whether large or intimate, a marquee celebration, a casual luncheon or a more formal affair.


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The 5 Star Venue

The Westin Hotel, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2

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The iconic Westin Hotel is a name synonymous with luxury and style. Located in Dublin’s bustling city centre, the opulent 5 Star hotel can host both large and more intimate affairs. The iconic 19th Century Banking Hall has been lovingly restored and showcases many of its original features including opulent marble pillars, tall mahogany doorways and beautiful ornamental details cover the wall and chandelier lined ceiling. It can cater for up to 170 guests. Smaller parties of between 30 and 50 guests can celebrate in one of the hotel’s equally beautiful, but more intimate rooms. Service is second to none and couples can look forward to working with their dedicated planner to ensure the menu, service and setting is everything they dreamed of and more.

 

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The Alternative Venue

Thomas Prior Hall, Merrion Road, Dublin 4

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Tucked behind an iconic water fountain, the beautiful Thomas Prior Hall in Ballsbridge in the centre of Dublin City is ideal for those looking for a unique backdrop for their Big Day. Once a masonic school, Thomas Prior Hall is all about the ballroom, a magnificent church-like room that boasts ornate oak panelled walls, stained glass windows, shimmering crystal chandeliers, a spectacular vaulted wooden ceiling and even has a secret staircase to a choir balcony. The room is full of character and charm and would make a memorable setting for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. Civil ceremonies can also be held on the beautiful surrounding lawns with the impressive hall as a backdrop.

 

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The City Centre Venue

Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

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Located in the heart of Dublin City, The Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club is ideal for couples who dream of the city as a backdrop for their celebrations. The historic building overlooks Dublin’s landmark St. Stephen’s Green and has both stunning architecture and a gorgeous olde-world charm. It’s just a short stroll from several churches including University Church, the Utilitarian Church and Pepper Canister Church and its location across from the iconic Stephen Green make it the perfect place for some fun and memorable city wedding photographs. The wedding team strive to ensure your day is unique to you and tailor make packages to meet couples requirements.

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The Foodie Venue

Bang Restuarant, 11 Merrion Row, Dublin 2

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The chic and elegant spot is perfect for smaller, more intimate gatherings and will be a big hit with the foodies amongst your wedding party. Bang Restaurant has three floors which can be hired individually or the venue can be booked in its entirety. Modernly appointed with a collection of striking contemporary art prints and decor, their upstairs private Gallery Dining Room is known as one of the most stunning rooms the city has to offer and can seat up to 50 guests. Couples can look forward to toasting their Big Day with a free champagne reception before a night of fine dining with a menu designed by the award-winning Phil Yeung who works with couples to create an incredible wedding menu to suit your budget.

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The Chic & Convenient Venue

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport, Stockhole Lane, Swords, Dublin

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If you’re looking for a chic Dublin city venue, the Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is a convenient and stylish option. Just a stone’s throw from the country’s largest airport and accessible by the M1 and M50, the setting is ideal for those welcoming guests from at home or abroad. They can cater for intimate family gatherings and larger celebrations and have three fabulous packages to suit all styles and budgets or if you’re looking for something truly unique, you can tailor make your own. Their elegant Baskin suite boasts floor to ceiling windows and beautiful contemporary decor and can accommodate up to 250 guests while the more intimate Rose room is suited to smaller gatherings.

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The Beautiful Ballroom

The Lucan Spa Hotel, Lucan, Dublin

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Couples looking for magical outdoor space for their ceremony combined with an elegant ballroom to continue the celebrations will adore all The Lucan Spa Hotel have to offer. Their private woodland area will provide a romantic backdrop for your ‘I Do’s’ and couples will fall in love with the venue’s elegant and romantic banqueting hall – Boyne Suite. With a colour scheme of rich burgundy and gold tones, large crystal chandeliers and floor to ceiling windows framing the entire space, The Boyne Suite really has the wow factor and can cater for up to 200 guests. Their state of the art lighting system comes in to its own come evening time – the chandeliers offer a choice of colour schemes to create the perfect party mood and is sure to impress your guests.

 

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The Lovely Laid Back Venue

Angler’s Rest, Strawberry Beds, Dublin 20

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Its picturesque location on the banks of the River Liffey at the Strawberry Beds combined with its excellent reputation for fine food make the Angler’s Rest an ideal choice for couples looking for a chic and charming wedding venue near the capital. The venue’s stylish decor will be a big hit with couples after a unique and cosy setting for their Big Day. The team works closely with couples to ensure each wedding is full of the details and personal touches that make it unique to them. Special attention is paid to the menu with an extensive range of top-class dishes to choose from as well as wines, beers and spirits. There are ample photo opportunities within the venue itself and the iconic Phoenix Park is just a stroll away as well.

 



How Psychiatric and Psychiatric doctors can improve your life


Once upon a time my father suddenly reacted with differently. I and my family members were very fear to see my father reaction. We are thinking about what happened? But can we were don’t understand anything? I was fully thinking about my father's problem. So that night not sleeping. That time my relatives told about psychiatric. And they were referring’s one psychiatric doctor details.

 

First I and my family members were angrier. Because they what's told, go to the psychiatric hospital with my father. Before it, I did not hear psychiatric treatment. I think what is psychiatric? Then we were gone to a psychiatric hospital.

 

They find out my father problem and give the best solution. We were shocked that problem. But they are easy to solve the problem with particular time. Psychiatric doctor more cares to patients and give friendly relationship and directly ask details to patients. It’s what will be shocked

 

Patients share more information to doctor, but that information doesn’t know their family members. So at a time, I realize psychiatric doctor inside one amazing special power. Their speech is very silent and happy to feel speak to theirs.

 

Then I realize psychiatric is one amazing silent word. It includes more things.

 

After I gather more information about psychiatric. All information is different and magical. For example, our real life prayer is given a more beneficial to your mind. Based on psychiatric, prayer another name is Meditation. Can you believe it? It is really true.

 

The basis of meditation is actually about allowing yourself the time to just be you.

 

We are daily Morning Prayer on sometimes. As you can observe on it is about being in control of yourself, and about being happy above all else.

 

Meditation has also been scientifically verified to have some unbelievable benefits. Below, we will look at just some of those psychiatric benefits.

 

Last but not least, there are the psychological benefits. They include:

 

 

1. More self-confidence.

 

2. Increased serotonin levels leading to better moods.

 

3. Fewer fears and phobias.

 

4. Better cognitive function, including concentration, memory, and focus.

 

5. Greater creativity.

 

6. Feelings of vitality.

 

7. Better relationships.

 

8. Greater emotional stability.

 

9. Feeling more youthful.

 

10. Increased productivity.

 

11. Stronger willpower.

 

12. Increased IQ and EQ.

 

13. Greater happiness and life satisfaction.

 

14. Reduction in mental illnesses.

 

15. Being more outgoing and less aggressive.

 

16. Less addiction and withdrawal from addiction problems.

 

17. Better moral value.

 

18. Fewer worries.

 

19. Calmer thoughts.

 

20. Better sleep.

 

21. Being able to deal with negative situations.

 

22. Better decision-making skills.

 

23. Being more mature.

 

Clearly, meditation improves the mind, body, and spirit.

 

Psychiatrists in Chennai:

 

Today there are a number of psychologists and psychiatrists in Chennai. Dr. Sree Prathap and Dr. Mythli Prathap are the best two psychiatrists in Chennai who provide excellent care and support. Our psychiatric doctor’s details are given below. Our psychiatric doctor’s history and experience are given below.

 

Dr. M Sree Prathap, MBBS, MRCPsych:

 

1. Sree Prathap is a Consultant Psychiatrist with more than 14 years of clinical work experience in psychiatry.

 

2. He has worked in the UK from 2001 till 2014 and gained experience in various specialties of psychiatry. Now he is working psychiatrists in Chennai.

 

3. He has sub-specialized in Older Adults Psychiatry and Dementia care management. He is one of the few Psychiatrists in South India, with huge experience in running a specialized memory clinic for people with different types of dementia.

 

4. He is a licensed CBT therapist and able to offer CBT treatments for anxiety & depression.

 

5. He is keen to set up a psychiatric service in India incorporating all good principles of medical practice learned in the UK. He is positive about achieving this service through Shadithya Hospital.

 

6. He has authored four books on MRCPsych clinical exams and is a keen postgraduate teacher.

 

7. He was awarded many prizes including Dr. Venkoba Rao Gold medal in psychiatry and the Pfizer prize for outstanding achievement in undergraduate medicine.

 

8. He is a successful entrepreneur and founder of the SPMM Course (website Id-http://spmmcourse.com). He is passionate about teaching and runs postgraduate training courses for psychiatric doctors sitting for their MRCPsych exams in the UK.

 

9. He runs an online training course for doctors sitting for FRANZCP exams in Australia & New Zealand and one of the directors of this course.

 

10. His areas of special interest include Postgraduate medical education and Public education about mental health.

 

 

 

Dr. V. Mythili Prathap, MBBS, MRCPsych:

 

1. Mythili Prathap is a Consultant Psychiatrist with more than 13 years of clinical work experience in psychiatry.

 

2. She has worked in the UK from 2002 till 2013 and gained experience in various specialties of psychiatry including General Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Now she is working Psychiatrists in Chennai.

 

3. She has worked in a specialized Eating Disorders unit, Personality Disorder Service, and Brain Injury & Rehabilitation Psychiatry in the UK. In addition, she has obtained formal training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

 

4. She is one of the directors of SPMM Course Ltd which runs postgraduate training courses for Psychiatric Doctors sitting for their MRCPsych exams in the UK

 

5. Her areas of special interest include Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Neuropsychiatry.

 

6. Being a mother of two children, she greatly enjoys working with children and their families with psychiatric disorders and brings a change in their lives through advice, supportive counseling, and education.

 

So Shadithya is one of the psychiatrists in Chennai. Our psychiatric doctors do best psychiatric service in India: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Rehabilitation Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry.

 

Please visit http://www.shadithyahospital.com/



HOW TO SEND MONEY TO GREECE AT REAL TIME FX RATES


Greece relies heavily on tourism to contribute to the country’s economy. The number of jobs directly or indirectly related to the tourism sector make up 19% of the country’s total labour force. It also contributes to 18.2% of the nation’s GDP. Greece has been constantly featured in the top 10 most-visited countries in Europe, with an average of more than 17 million tourist arrivals per year. So, if Greece is on your holiday list this year, knowing the best exchange rates can come in handy for sending money to a bank account in Greece.

 

In this blog, we will share with you a few quick tips that will help you send money to Greece at the cheapest FX rates.

 

1. You Must State Your Purpose Of Remitting Money To Greece

In order to avoid heavy transaction rates, you should clearly state the reasons for sending money to Greece. It is advised that you choose your remittance partner wisely. Whether you are investing abroad or supporting a family member overseas, stating the genuine purpose of sending money to Greece can be very useful as banks usually verify your purpose to send money to keep tabs on illegal activities.

 

2. You Have To Pay Taxes When You Remit Money To Greece

Yes, you have to pay taxes if you want to remit money to Greece. You can use websites that allow you to compare exchange rates across the market. This makes you aware of the cheapest deal available and you will never be fooled by high FX rates when you wire money to Greece.

 

Residents of Greece are taxed on any foreign income. Non-residents are taxed only on income originating in Greece. Double tax treaties are in place to avoid double taxation.

 

3. You Might Be Paying A Premium For Sending Money To Greece

In order to remit money to Greece, you should keep in mind all the alternatives in order to get the best deal. If you compare the transaction fees of some of the most renowned remittance portals, you will find out that that these websites charge you exorbitant rates for even small transactions. They transfer your money in 1-2 working days in exchange of a whopping transaction fees or other charges, depending on the country you want to remit money to. So, choose wisely before you remit money to Greece.

 

4. You Can Send Money Directly To A Greek Bank Account Using Instarem

InstaRem is a great way to send money to Greece. The remittance portal has started to spread its wings in the field of money transfers, and is significantly undercutting the competition on price and speed. It typically offers to make the transfer in one or two business days for a nominal transfer fee. You can also remit money to Greece using live FX rates on InstaReM. As far as user ratings are concerned, InstaRem is one of the best options to transfer money to Greece.

 

5. There Is No Threshold Limit For Money Transfers To Greece

There is no threshold limit on money transfers to Greece. Any amount of any currency can flow in and out of Greece. However, transfers over EUR 10,000 must be declared to European Union authorities. This includes money transfers between residents and transfers into any foreign accounts held by residents.

 

By using InstaRem you can save on transfer fees, exchange rates and time. Now didn’t we say that remitting money to Greece has become a hassle-free process.



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Chronic hepatitis B virus in the Philippines


Viral hepatitis is defined as “an inflammation of the liver caused by one of the five hepatitis viruses: A, B, C, D and E.” Infections, toxic substances, such as alcohol and certain drugs, and auto-immune diseases can also cause hepatitis.

 

Viral hepatitis is considered a significant public health problem because of the sheer number of people affected, the number of deaths caused, and because of its potential for outbreaks and epidemic spread. In particular, types B and C lead to chronic disease in hundreds of millions of people. Combined, hepatitis B and C are the most common cause of liver cirrhosis and cancer, globally.

 

How common is Hepatitis B in the Philippines?

Hepatitis B is a major public health problem in the Philippines. An estimated 7.3 million adult Filipinos (16.7% of the adult population) are chronically infected making our country hyperendemic for hepatitis B. Both HBV and HCV are transmitted through contact with contaminated blood and body fluids. In the Philippines, the most common way that persons with HBV acquired the infection is through mother to child transmission at the time of childbirth. Hepatitis B, a disease that attacks the liver, has high prevalence in Philippines, but there are now a number of medicines to treat it.

 

Hepatitis medicines can help to prevent your condition please see full range of Generic and Branded Hepatitis Medicines at Oddway International.



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The Magical Power of the Panchakarma Treatment


Ayurveda Treatment for Panchakarma

Did you know that our body has the unique ability to heal itself?

 

But with today's tendencies for adopting unhealthy lifestyles and food habits, our bodies often go through a toxin overload. Our bodies hence struggle to recuperate and your need external help to remove all the toxins. Ayurveda has the perfect solution to bring back your body's balance and health with the Panchakarma treatment.

 

Panchakarma is Ayurveda's unique, traditional, and time-tested detoxification and healing process that resets your body's health state and cleanses your body and mind. As the name suggests, Panchakarma has five critical procedures that result in detoxification and focuses on the digestive system, skin, bladder, circulatory system, and lungs to achieve purification.

 

What are the specific benefits of Panchakarma?

Panchakarma delivers incredible benefits for healthy individuals and for curing patients with specific health conditions. The treatment helps you achieve the following benefits:

 

a. Removal of toxins from all your systems

b. Improved immune system's response

c. An improved sense of well-being

d. Weight loss

e. Healthier skin and hair

f. Complete destressing

g. Enhanced focus and clarity

 

The list is much longer, but in essence, Panchakarma treatment essentially brings out a new you after removing all the negative effects that your body has had to endure.

 

Panchakarma treatment - preparation, duration, and process

 

Panchakarma ideally takes about 2 weeks for preparatory procedures, treatment processes, and recuperation.

Preparatory phase

 

Since Panchakarma involves a series of physically exhausting procedures, your body needs to be prepared to undergo this stringent process. Hence the preparatory process involves Deepana and Pachana, which involve balancing the digestive elements of the body. This is followed by oleation, or application of oil on the body using herbal formulations, and fomentation, which involves stimulation of the sweat glands to open up the skin pores. This is an essential step before each step of the Panchakarma treatment.

 

The 5-step procedure:

 

Step 1 - Vamana: In this step, the patient is given an Ayurvedic formulation that induces vomiting. This therapeutic vomiting will remove the digestive toxins from your upper digestive tract. This process is critical in the treatment of conditions such as asthma and in enabling weight loss.

 

Step 2 - Virechana: This cleansing process also targets the digestive system, but this step focuses on cleansing the bowels. This process is time consuming and exhausting. It hence requires the individual to recuperate for a couple of days, after which an Ayurvedic laxative ensures that the detoxification process at this step is complete. Virechana is not just effective in curing colitis and other liver diseases. It also helps cure skin disorders.

 

Step 3 - Basti or Kashaya Vasti: This step involves administering herbal formulations through the rectum for complete cleansing of the body. This step is critical to clear the body from the toxins that cause serious conditions such as arthritis and paralysis. It is also useful for piles, constipation, and lower back pain.

 

Step 4 - Nasya: This steps involves administering Auyrvedic medicines through the nose. This step helps improve the skin quality, removes wrinkles, and relieves headaches

 

Step 5 - Raktamokshana: This step helps in the creation of fresh blood, thus completing the detoxification process. This is a great solution for skin conditions. However, it is applied only when there is a need to go in for this step.

 

Of course, the duration, dosage of medications, and the intensity of the procedure depends on the person's health condition, age, and many other factors. Hence ensure that you choose your Ayurveda doctor carefully. If you are in Chennai, consider options from Kotakkal Ayurveda treatment.

 

Panchakarma treatment can be a life-changing experience, giving you the well-deserved detoxified and cleansed body, mind, and soul that you deserve.



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