Jambeera Pinda Swedam

"Sudation with lemon bag"

PROCEDURE

It is done with bowls of lemon fruit pieces. According to the condition we can add turmeric powder, Kolakulatha chooram, etc.

 

BENEFITS

Takes away the swelling and improves the function of the joints and the nervous system.  

Best For

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, pseudo muscular hypertrophy
  • Traumatic conditions
  • Facial paralysis etc.

POST ACTIVITY

The person should take complete rest for 45mins to 1hour and then can have a warm water bath.

 

DESCRIPTION

This is one of the popular therapies of Keraliya Panchakarma. It is a process of fomentation which induces oleation and sudation simultaneously.

Poultices being used are prepared as a small cotton bag filled with lemon fruit and other medicated herbs according to the condition of the disease. After a full body relaxation massage with suitable medicated oil, the poultices are gently rubbed and stamped over entire body it in the following 7 postures.

1) Sitting
2) Supine
3) Left lateral
4) Supine
5) Right Lateral
6) Supine
7) Sitting

The fomentation should be done systematically with uniform pressure and temperature all over the body in a downwards direction.

 

Contraindication

  • Menstruation time
  • Pregnancy
  • Skin diseases
  • Herpes
  • Emaciation
  • Diabetes
  • Anemia
  • Alcoholism
  • Very weak
  • In the state of anger, sadness, fear
  • In the condition of thirst
  • Pitta predominance
  • Hepatitis
  • Gout
  • Blindness

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