How many types of Sweda are there?

Based on the temperature, herbal mix and devices used to induce sweat, there are six forms of Swedana – Pinda Sweda or Navarakkizhi, Ooshma Sweda or Bashpa Sweda, Avagaha Sweda, Nali Sweda, Upanaha Sweda, and Patrasweda or Ilakkizhi.

What is Niragni Sweda?

The method of fomentation without direct. source of heat is called as. Niragni Sweda. . Acharya.

What is Nadi Sweda?

Nadi sweda is an excellent Ayurvedic treatment in which the leaves of medicinal plants are boiled and resulting steam is given to localized body parts. This treatment is helpful in removing impurities from the body, reduces fat deposits, inflammation and pain.

What is Patra Pinda Sweda?

Patra Pinda Sweda is a type of Pinda Sweda in which leaves of medicinal plants along with other conventional drugs are roasted in a pan with little oil and a bolus is prepared from it by tying in the cloth.

What are the types of panchkarma?

Panchakarma is a Five types of Ayurvedic treatments specifically used for detoxification of body. Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya and Raktamokshana are the 5 treatments included in Panchakarma.

What is Samyak snigdha lakshana?

Samyak Snigdha Lakshanas which are described in all texts are different in milieu. Shodhananga Snehapana with Mahatiktakam Ghritam was given according to Koshta and Agni in 30 subjects. Samyak Snigdha Lakshanas were assessed using a special scoring pattern and the biochemical parameters were observed in all subjects.

What is Samsarjana Krama?

Samsarjana Krama is a special type of dietetic regimen explained in Ayurveda. It is a graduated form of dietetic protocol in which, form of food is gradually graduated from liquid to semisolid form and from semisolid to solid and normal food.

What is Avagaha Sweda?

Avagaha sweda is a type of sudation therapy where the patient is made to sit or lie in fluid like decoction, warm water etc to produce fomentation to the body. Avagaha is the best means of invigorating the whole body and mind. It is the means of deep relaxation to one’s body in the most traditional way.

What is Kati Basti?

Kati Basti (Vasti) is a traditional Ayurvedic treatment used for lower backache and disorders of lumbosacral region, including slip disc, lumbar spondylosis, sciatica, spinal problems etc. Kati Vasti is a part of external oleation (Snehana) therapy in Ayurveda.