Rakta in Sanskrit is referred to as blood. Raktamokshana is performed in order to purify the blood. In this process, blood is expelled out in order to remove the blood-related disorders. Raktamokshana can be performed in various ways. Depending on the individual’s condition, a metallic instrument or other procedures are used to expel impure blood from an individual’s body.

Raktamokshana acts as both preventive and curative methods. Raktamokshana is effective in treating skin disorders like acne pigmentation, osteoarthritis psoriasis eczema.