Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda


Navara Khizza (Herbal Rice Poultice Therapy) is known as Shashtika Shali Pinda Sweda in Sanskrit where Shashtika means 60, Shali means rice, Pinda means poultice, and Sweda means sweat. It is a type of massage that induces sweat and provides strength to the muscles while rejuvenating and re-energizing your body.


Swastika Shali Pinda Sweda/Navara Kizhi is a special variety of medicated rice which is cooked with herbs. This is then applied in a synchronized manner to different parts of the body as a fomentation. This therapy tones up muscles and nerves and therefore is highly recommended to treat ailments where there is atrophy of muscles and for neurological disorders. It also helps to rejuvenate the body and so is used in Kaya Kalpa treatments.
It is recommended in the following conditions
Osteoarthritis, joint pain and stiffness, Muscular pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Myalgia, Prolapse of intervertebral disc, Spondylolisthesis

Benefits of Navara Kizhi
Helps in preventing the degeneration of joint tissues and wasting of muscles
Provides lightness in the joints, soft tissues, and muscles by inducing sweat
Corrects morbidity associated with Vata and Pitta doshas
Enhances flexibility and movement of joints
Enhances skin colour and complexion by improving blood circulation in the skin