Pancha Karma (5 Therapies)

Nadi Sweda

In Nadi Sweda, fomentation is done by directing steam coming through a hollow tube to Patients body. Procedure:- Patient should be anointed and made to sit in a stool A pressure cooker is taken and is added with some drugs and sufficient quantity of water. The Drugs taken are according to the disease condition of the patient. Vata...

Akshi Tarpana

  The Literary meaning of Tarpana is “to Nourish”, in case of Tarpana a compact dough wall is made around the eyes and Medicated Ghee or Grhitha manda is retained in eyes for a mentioned period of a time meanwhile patient is asked to open and close his Eyes and there by which eyes get...

Dhanya Potali Sweda

  Dhanya means Seeds of medicinal plants. Pinda or Potali means a bolus. Sweda means Fomentation or sudation. So it literally means that in this procedure Swedana or Fomentation is made with the help of a Potali(Bolus) containing Seeds of medicinal plants especially Corns and Pulses, that is heated with Medicated Oil is applied over Patients...

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,...

Upanaha Sweda

  In Upanaha Sweda, any local body part is made to foment by the application of warm paste of roots of Vata mitigating drugs macerated in sour medium along with Lavana(salt) and Sneha(fats). According to mode of application its of 3types:- Pradeha:- In this type of Upanaha Sweda, the warm paste is simply applied to the affected...

Podikizhi(Choorna Pinda Sweda)

Podi means Choorna(Powders) of medicinal plants. Pinda means a bolus. Sweda means Fomentation or sudation. So it literally means Potali(Bolus) containing Powders of medicinal plants, that is heated with Medicated Oil is applied over Patients body, in such a way that the Bolus is made to have sudden contact over each adjacent part of the...

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