The word Swedana is derived from the Sanskrit word, meaning to sweat or perspire. Swedana Karma is a group of procedures used to induce sweating. Swedana helps in relieving stiffness, cold, heaviness in the body and produces sweat. Swedana also refers to internal excreta of the body. According to Ayurveda, Swedana Karma is instrumental in helping to liquefy the sticky and adherent doshas that have lodged in the peripheral tissues. Swedana will help soften and melt the toxins, opens up the pores of skin and help in expelling them from the body in an efficient manner.
Every man derives the happiness and benefits of his life through locomotion (using his joints without any difficulties). For helping the locomotor function of the body Ayurveda has a classical special therapy – Upanaha - which is very effective. Upanaha includes application of a specially prepared herbal cream on the painfully site. This therapy is preceded by Abhyanga.
First the affected part is gently massaged by warm oil. Then the prepared Upanaha material, selected according to the condition of the patient, is heated gently and applied over the afflicted part. After applying the hot paste, the part is covered with leaves and is then bandaged with cotton cloth The application of heat and the herbs applied causes relaxation of the muscles and tendon and relieves pain and inflammation.
Usually done at night and removed after 12 hours.
BENEFITS of UPANAHA SWEDA
This procedure relieves stiffness, heaviness, coldness and induces sweating. etc
THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS for UPANAHA SWEDA
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