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Chikitsaa Prakaara: Prastara Sveda

Prakaara Paribhaashaa:

  • Fomentation administered by lying down over a hot bed prepared by combination of various drugs.

Poorvakarma (Prerequisites):

  • Patient preparation:
  • Body massage
  • Medicine preparation
    S`hooka DhaanyaS`hami DhaanyaPulaaka , Ves`havaaraPaayasa, Kris`haraaUtkaarikaa


  • Method of preparation of bed for Prastara Sveda –S`hooka DhaanyaS`hami DhaanyaPulaakaVes`havaaraPaayasaKris`haraaUtkaarikaa etc should be covered with silk cloth or leaves of PanchaangulaUrubookaArka. This should be hot. The patient should lie down over this bed.

Other Description:

  • Precaution should be taken to avoid Dagdha.
  • Indications can be got through Anveshak search facility.

Last updated on April 30th, 2021 at 05:38 am

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