Pizhichal / Dhara

PIZHICHAL / DHARA (60 minutes)

Pizhichil (kayaseka/tailaseka/sarvanga dhara/sneha dhara) is a specialty treatment from the closet of ayurvedic time tested experience which is known for its exemplary benefits in psycho-somatic healing. Pizichil falls into the category of swedana (fomentation, sweat inducing, sudation) pouring of medicated liquids like oil, ghee, milk, kashayam, buttermilk etc. over the body of the patient in monitored streams for a fixed duration of time for about 45- 60 minutes per day for a period of 7, 14 or 21 days. In pizhichil, along with pouring of the stream of oil, simultaneous massage is done to enhance benefits of the treatment.

Pizhichal is a specialized treatment of ayurveda which helps in providing unparalleled relief in pain, swelling and stiffness associated with many systemic diseases, especially in rheumatological conditions like amavata (rheumatoid arthritis), sandhigata vata (osteoarthritis), kati shula (low back pain), mamsagata vata (myalgia), fibromyalgia, Paralysis and many types of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal diseases etc.