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Chikitasa Prakaara: Holaaka Sveda

Poorvakarma (Prerequisites):

  • Instrument checklist: A heap of excreta of elephants, horses or camels of the size of the bed is to be ignited. When it is well burnt and has become smokeless a bed covered with a thin sheet is placed over it.
  • Patient preparation: Body massage.


  • The patient well covered should lie down over this bed to receive the heat.


  • One should avoid direct contact with open air or cold water immediately after Svedana.
  • Sweat should be wiped off completely.

Other Description:

  • Precaution should be taken to avoid Dagdha.

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 09:12 am

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