Therapies in Ayurveda

SHIROVASTI

Introduction: Shirovasti is a procedure in which the medicated oil is allowed to stay over the head for the prescribed time. It is one among the moordhataila. It is beneficial to do Shirovasti after proper purificatory procedures. But in cases where shodana is not necessary it can be done directly.   Indications:-  Numbness of Head, Facial Paralysis(Ardita),...

Shirodhara (Sneha Dhara)

Sirodhara is the process in which medicated oil, milk, butter milk or Kwatha is poured in a continuous stream of drip on the head, especially on the forehead. Depending on the drug components, Dhara is known by different names like Takradhara, Kshira Dhara, Taila dhara, Kwatha Dhara, Jala Dhara Synonyms:- Dhara, Seka, Parisheka, Avasheka, Secana,...

Sneha Parishekha

  According to Ayurveda, just before doing Panchakarma – Patient should be undergone some of the Purvaroopa’s that is preparatory procedures. Under this we can include 4 such preparatory procedures:- Deepana Pachana Snehana Swedana These procedures makes the patient ready to undergo the 5 Therapeutic procedures collectively called as Panchakarma Now for the question that how these preparatory treatment acts and...

Sneha Avagaha

  According to Ayurveda, just before doing Panchakarma – Patient should be undergone some of the Purvaroopa’s that is preparatory procedures. Under this we can include 4 such preparatory procedures:- Deepana Pachana Snehana Swedana These procedures makes the patient ready to undergo the 5 Therapeutic procedures collectively called as Panchakarma Now for the question that how these preparatory treatment acts and...

Lepa

  Lepa literally means application of paste over a particular part of the body, this paste is absorbed through Romkupa(hair root), Svedavaha srotas(Sweat pores) and Siramukha resulting in a particular action Indications:- Visarpa(Eriyesepals), Sotha(Inflammation, Oedema), Vidrathi, Sandhivatha(Osteoarthritis), Amavatha(Rheumatoid Arthritis), Sirashoola(Headache), Vyanga, Dadru, Switra(Leucoderma), Indralupta, Vakagraha, Vakkashtata, Hair fall, Grey hair. A lepa is said to have actions like...

Chavutti thirummu, Chavutti Uzhichil/Padaghatha

Chavutti thirummu, Chavutti Uzhichil/Padaghatha   According to Ayurveda, just before doing Panchakarma – Patient should be undergone some of the Purvaroopa’s that is preparatory procedures. Under this we can include 4 such preparatory procedures:- Deepana Pachana Snehana Swedana These procedures makes the patient ready to undergo the 5 Therapeutic procedures collectively called as Panchakarma Now for the question that how these preparatory...

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