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Chikitsaa Prakaara: Parisheka Sveda

Prakaara Paribhaashaa:

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  • Fomentation is induced by showering warm medicated oil, decoctions etc.

Poorvakarma (Prerequisites):

  • Instrument checklist:
  • Varshulikaa (Dhaaraapatra), Aushadha
  • Patient preparation
  • Massage with suitable unctuous drugs (Siddha Sneha Abhyanga)
  • Medicine preparation:
  • Luke warm KvaathaSnehaKsheerapaakaTakra etc.


  • Patient should be covered with cloth. Then fomentation should be administered.

Other Description:

  • This can be included under Drava type of Svedana.
  • There are three types of Parisheka S`hirodhaaraaEkaanga Sveda and Sarvaanga Dhaaraa.
  • One of the modified types of Parisheka Sveda is Pijhichila [which is use in Kerala.]
  • Indications and various formulations used can be got through Anveshak search facility

Last updated on April 30th, 2021 at 04:45 am

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