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Chikitsaa Prakaara: Naad`ee Sveda

Prakaara Paribhaasha:

  • Fomentation administered with the help of steam coming out of tube.

Poorvakarma (Prerequisites):

Instrument checklist:

  • A tube should be prepared using S`hares`hika or leaves of Vams`haKaranjaArka.
  • The fore part of the tube must be in the shape of elephant trunk. The tube should be one Vyaama or half Vyaama long. It should have circumference of ¼th Vyaama at the proximal end and 1/8th Vyaama at the distal end. The tube should have 2 or 3 curves. This tube should be attached to a Kumbha (pot) containing decoction of prescribed drugs.

Patient preparation:

  • Bodymassage with Vaata alleviating unctuous drugs.

Medicine preparation:

  • Roots, fruits, leaves, buds, etc; flesh and head of MrigaS`hakuna, goat etc. animals having thermogenic tendency. Mixed with AmlaLavan`a and unctuous drugs, MootraKsheera, midriff of VaraahaPittaAsrik, meat of Graamya, Audaka and Aanoopa animals, Basta S`hira, Tila, Tan`d`ula.

Other Description:

  • This can be included under Baashpa type of Sveda.

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 10:19 am

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