It aims to eliminate vitiated rakta. It is for the purpose of prevention of health & prevention of disease. During Rakta Mokshana, doshas specially Pitta dosha are eliminated because Rakta & Pitta are integrally associated with each other. In Raktamokshana, Jalauka (Leech) are used in treatments. Also in some cases, Siravyadha chikitsa is in practise.This can also be practised for children (above one year) and old people.