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Chikitsa Prakara: Paadaaghaata

Prakaara Paribhaashaa:

  • The procedure of massage with the help of feet with pressure.


  • This should be done as a daily regime during Hemanta Ritu.

Poorvakarma (Prerequisites):

Patient Preparation:

  • Paadaaghaata should be done after Abhyanga and Mardana.


  • Proper and adequate physical exercise should be done and then Paadaaghaata should be done.
  • The person who is going to do Paadaaghaata should have clean, soft feet with no cracks. He should be competent.


  • Bath with warm water or decoction.

Other Description:

  • This procedure is very common in southern India.

Last updated on April 30th, 2021 at 04:42 am

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