Shashtika Shali Pinda Sweda is also termed as Navarakizhi. Basically, it’s a very popular and a beneficial Ayurvedic treatment in which sweat is induced through preparation of rice and milk. The main aim of the treatment is giving relief from stiffness as well as pain.
With this therapy, there’s an improvement in the overall muscle strength. Even the body gets energy and its rejuvenated well.
Since this therapy involves milk, the rich nutritional content helps the body a lot. Even rice is the main ingredient. Sometimes, medicinal herbs might also be used in combination with milk and rice. With this treatment, strength and nutrition is provided to body tissues i.e. soft tissues, bones and muscles.
Many people consider it to be a good gift of Ayurveda. In this, the form of treatment used is sweating. Sweat is generated with the help of massage. Swedana is also called sweat treatment, sudation or fermentation. Basically, it’s a good treatment in Ayurveda that offers unparalleled and immense relief from stiffness, swelling and pain. Even systemic diseases get a lot of relief. Good for people having rheumatologic conditions i.e. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or Amavata. Good for Fibromyalgia, Myalgia and low back pain as well.
ABOUT SHASHTIKA SHALI PINDA SWEDA
In this treatment, the swedana is included in the Pinda sweda category i.e. bolus fomentation. Our therapists make use of shashti rice. Wondering what it is? Well, it’s a special kind of rice that is harvested in 2 months i.e. 60 days.
The rice is processed in milk tied to the bolus and also in herbal decoctions. Then, it is rubbed on the whole body or the part that’s affected so that proper heat is provided to the body parts, muscles or the joints. The therapy offers a lot of strength. Nutrition is also given to the tissues. Good for tissues that are suffering from degeneration or depletion. This treatment is time-tested and is excellent for neuromuscular or musculoskeletal issues.
HOW IS THE PROCEDURE PERFORMED?
In this procedure, perspiration is induced with bolus or rice or hot round packs of rice. It is known as kizhi or shashtika pinda sweda. The procedure is very effective and easy and it not only gives strength to muscles but also brings about an improvement in nerve conduction. Even the luster and smoothness of the skin is enhanced.
Our therapists boil the rice bolus in decoction of milk and sida cordifolia and tie the same in piece of cloths. Packs are prepared. Then, they will apply this warm rice pack to your body and will induce sweat.
BENEFITS OF THE THERAPY
- The procedure has shown a lot of efficacy in neurological disorders
- It is good for muscular disorders
- Good for blood related issues
- Circulation of blood is improved
- Metabolism is improved
- Body feels light
- Body feels relaxed
- Enthusiasm and vitality are restored
- The brain cells are stimulated as reverse stimulation method is used
- Muscle gets enough strength
- Circulation is improved
- Skin texture is improved
- Good sleep is induced
- Stress is reduced
- The body becomes more supple
- Stiffness is removed
- The mind becomes calm
- Stress is reduced
- Sound sleep is promoted
- Immune system is boosted
- Aging process is slowed down
- Body nourishment is enhanced
- There’s complete rejuvenation
- Skin’s texture and luster is improved
- Sense organs are sharpened
- Vata dosha is pacified
- Nervous system is strengthened and nourished
- Blood borne diseases are tacked
- Reduced mobility is improved
- Rigidity is improved
- Good for low back ache
- Good for sciatica
- Good for Perthes disease
- Treats arthritis
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre offers Shashtika Pinda Sweda at extremely affordable rates. Once you take the therapy, you will surely be able to receive the benefits of the same. The main aim of the therapy is to drive away your pain immediately. If you continue to take the sessions, you will notice long term benefits in no time. Just call us or email us and book an appointment with us right away.