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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 way that the Bolus is made to have sudden contact over each adjacent parts of the body for  a fraction of seconds, so that ample heat is transferred to patients body

Indications:- Post Polio Residual Paralysis, Spinal Myelopathy, Traumatic Conditions

It is mainly of two types where in one can be used for one day and the other type can be used for Three days.

Anda Sweda:- Type 1

Ingredients:- Lemon, Egg Yolk, Powders of Kola Kulathadi Choorna, Methika, Shathahva, Haridra,.

One Lemon is taken and is cut into small pieces and is fried in a frying pan.

When the Yellow color of Lemon starts to fade, all the powders are added and fried.

To this Yolks of 10 boiled egg are added and mixed well.

After proper mixing, it should be taken off from fire source.

This mixture should be equally put into two piece of Cloths respectively and they are tied individually into a bolus.

 

Anda Sweda Type 2:-

 

Using Adequate Oil scramble 24eggs in the frying pan

24 Lemons are taken and is cut into small pieces and is fried in a frying pan.

When the Yellow color of Lemon starts to fade, all the powders are added and fried.

To this add the Scrambled egg and mix well

After proper mixing, it should be taken off from fire source.

This mixture should be equally divided and put into piece of Cloths and after putting they are tied individually into a bolus.

 

Procedure:-

Patient should be given Abhyanga or Massage First

The Bolus or Potali is kept in a pan with sufficient quantity of Medicated Oil and is Heated.

The Therapist should be careful regarding the temperature of Potali or Bolus, Inorder to check hotness of the bolus – he can touch the bolus with the back side of his palm.

After feeling that the temperature of the bolus is suitable, the therapist can use it over patient’s afflicted body parts.

The application of the bolus to the body is in such a manner that the Bolus is made to have a contact with body part by placing it for a fraction of seconds and then it should be placed to the adjacent area.

One can even give a Kneading movement with the Bolus.

It should be remembered that if bolus is kept for more time on the body, patient may not be able to withstand the heat.

When therapist feels that the temperature has reduced, he should re – heat it by keeping it on the Pan.

It should be performed for 20 – 30 mins.

After finishing the procedure, Patient’s head should be applied with Rasnadi Choorna and Patient is advised to take a warm water Bath.

 

 

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