Snehana (Oleation therapy) is a part of pre-therapeutic procedure in Panchakarma. It includes external and internal oleation. In internal oleation, panchakarma expert asks for drinking a specific amount of medicated ghee or oil for a specific period. The amount of medicated ghee or oil is gradually increased on daily basis. The course of oleation therapy may take 3 to 7 days. Ayurvedic massage with medicated oils is a part of external oleation. The duration of massage may be 30 to 45minutes according to individual needs and health condition. After Ayurvedic massage, herbal steam bath is also very important.
Pizhichil is the combination of two classical ayurvedic treatments, Snehana (oleation) and Swedana (sudation). In this procedure streams of lukewarm medicated oil is poured on the whole body or the affected area with simultaneous soft massage & done in a course like 7 days, 14 days etc.
THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS for KARNAPOORANAM
It is highly beneficial in tackling Vata disorders. Sneha-dhara is best in dealing degenerative conditions. It can also be used in high pitta conditions wherein inflammation and inflammatory changes are predominant. The choice of medicines should be skilfully done after a thorough diagnosis in either case.
Chronic Respiratory diseases etc
The patient is made to sit in the droni with leg extended. Cloth dipped in lukewarm medicated oil is squeezed over the patient’s body uniformly and then the oil rubbed smoothly over the body of the patient by masseurs on either side. Proper temperature of medicated oil should be maintained. This session may take 45-60 minutes including continuous oil pouring over the body, then rubbing and stimulating the skin. It should be done in sitting, supine, right lateral and left lateral positions and prone position, so that no area of the body is left uncovered. It is done for a period of 7 to 21 days according to the condition of the ailment.
BENEFITS of PIZHICHIL
Improves blood circulation.
Strengthens immunity system.
Strenthens weak muscles.
Detoxifies and rejuvenates the body.
Reduces stress, anxiety.
Treats paralysis, arthritis and rheumatic diseases.
Helps in diabetes, asthma and even in tuberculosis.
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