Khizi is a therapy where herbs are tied in a muslin cloth poultice heated in warm oils to apply heat over body. It is a kind of remedial treatment to deeply penetrate the heat into tissues and organ system to rejuvenate, revitalise, relieve stress, refresh, tonify and improve the circulation. A special herbal oils and herbs used in Khizi to get new-born experience.
where heat is applied directly to perspire the body and to open the circulatory channels. There are 13 different Agni Swedana treatment explained in classics.
An exceptional way of steaming the specific body parts with heated sand pouch. Highly recommended in Rheumatoid Arthritis, disease related to muscle, bones and nerves.
Nadi Swedana is the unique way of giving steam to specific area rather than whole body. A special rubber tube fitted to an instrument filled with herbs to produce herbal steam. This therapy recommended in condition likes Hemiplegia, Arthritis, Parkinsonism, sore muscles, Backache, Sinus
A special therapy to apply heat on specific on highly pressure holding sites in body like heels, joints to relieve inflammation.
The indirect methods of sweating without heat like staying in special heated room, sleeping in heavy woollen blankets, drinking specific herbal concoction like pigeon-holed in 10 categories.
PATRA PINDA SWEDANA
Patra Pinda Swedana is slightly different from Khizi as fresh herbs used to make a poultice. Patra is fresh leaves of medicinal plants, Pinda is bolus and Swedana is Fomentation/Sweating. Herbs like Vitex negundo, Acrus calamus, Gingiber officinale, Citrus limon, Eletteria cardamomum, Ricinus communis used in this therapy. Beneficial to relieve pain, relax muscles, improve joint health, metabolise fat.