Swedanam ayurvedic treatment

Swedanam Ayurvedic Treatment in Kerala

Swedanam ayurvedic treatment is a fine ayurveda treatment for digestive disorders like ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome, certain skin diseases like osteoarthritis, psoriasis, chronic constipation and hemorrhoids. Also this is one of an effective ayurvedic treatment for piles in Kerala

Moderate and superior doses of Snehapanam are found to be effective for urinary disorders, diabetes mellitus, gout and epilepsy. Medicated ghee, eaten in empty stomach, for its first hand therapeutic value, is called Snehapanam. The ayurvedic treatment involves the removal of hard-core toxins and wastes from the body. Snehapanam is one of the excellent preparatory methods before Panchakarma.

Different types of swedanam ayurvedic treatment are as follows:

  • Tapa swedanam-Like valuka swedanam ( manal kizhi) imparting dry heat.
  • Upanaha swedanam– A variety of poultice, used in diseases of vata
  • Ushma swedanam– Using kizhis like elakizhi,njavarakizhi, dhanya kizhi, podikizhi etc. and also with nadi swedanam and steam bath.
  • Drava swedanam– Includes seka, pariseka, avagaham and dhara