Pancha Karma (5 Therapies)

Avagaha Swedana

In case of Avagaha Swedana, patient is made to foment by sitting in a tub which is filled with Medicated Kashaya(Decoction), Medicated Oil, Gomutra, Kanji. Indications:- Prushta Shoola(Pain in the Gluteal region), Sroni Shoola, Pain in Pelvic region, Kati Shoola(Pain in Lumbar region), Trika Shoola, Pain in Sacral, Coccyx region, Grudhrasi(Sciatica), Ashmari(Calculi), Arshas(Piles). Procedure:- Patient’s body should...

Anda Sweda/Mutta Kizhi

It is a type of Ushma Sweda, in this Bolus(Potali) is made with Egg as the main ingredient, hence it got the name as Anda Sweda. In this Procedure Potali(Bolus) containing Egg as the main ingredient is heated with Medicated Oil and is applied over Patients body. The Procedure is carried out  in such a...

Raktamokshana/ (Blood letting)

  Prakaara Paribhaashaa: Asra Visruti / S`hon`ita Nirharan`a / Asra Visraavan`a The process in which vitiated blood, Vaata, Pitta and Kapha are allowed to come out of the body through Siraa is termed as Raktamokshan`a. It’s is one of the eightS`hastrakarma described by Sus`hruta. It’s a procedure in which entrapped Vaayu is drained through Viddha (puncture) in the skin. This also helps to let out entrapped circulation in blood vessels.   Types: Two...

Shastika Shali Pinda Sveda (Navarakhizhi)

  Introduction: It is a process by which the whole body or any specific part is made to perspire by external application of certain medicinal puddings in the form of boluses tied up in a bag. It provides Snehana, Svedana and Brumhana effect simultaneously. Benefits: Shastika Shali Pinda Sveda is very good treatment modality in many...

Bashpa Sweda

In case of Bashpa Sweda patient sitting in a closed Steam Cabin (Bashpa Swedana Yantra) is made to foment by passing vapour steam through an inlet of the steam chamber. Rather than any other Swedana(Fomentation) measures, this method causes profuse sweating.   Indications:- Sciatica, Paralysis, Trikagata Vata, Mamsagata Vata. Procedure:- Patient’s body should be anointed with medicated oil. The...

Thalapothichil

  Thalapothichil is mainly done in Psychosomatic Disorders, in this particular treatment medicated Kalka(Paste) is applied over the head and is covered with a plantain leaf. Indications:- Insomnia, Psychiatric Diseases. Ingredients:- Powders(Choorna) of Amalaki(Gooseberry), Musta, Kushmanda, Mandukaparni, Brahmi, Panchaganda Choorna. Procedure:- Patient is allowed to sit comfortably(It is advised to remove hair to get a full fledged effect). Patient is...

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