Fasting is a voluntarily not eating or drinking anything for varying period of time. Intermittent fasting is not
a diet, it is pattern of eating. It is a way to scheduling your meals so that you get the most out of them. Intermittent
fasting does not change what you eat, it changes when you eat” says James clear. Intermittent fasting makes intuitive
and scientific. Ayurveda described many siddhanta (principles) to eliminate toxins from the body and maintain the
healthy condition of body. Langhan karma is one among the Shat Upkramas mentioned by Acharya Charak.
The aim of this article is to understand about intermittent fasting and its mode of action in the body with special
reference to Langhan Karma.
Keywords: inermittent fasting, Langhan, shat upkramas.