PINDA SWEDA (ELAKIZHI/PODIKIZHI etc)
Pinda Sweda refers to the treatment that involves gentle oil massage followed by fomentation to the body using a bolus prepared from variety of medicinal plants/ powders (with or without oil application) in combination of other conventional drugs.
SHASTIKA SHALI PINDA SWEDA/NAVARAKIZHI
Shashtika Shall Pinda Sweda (also called Navarakizhi) is a type of Ayurvedic treatment in which a sweat-inducing massage is given using a preparation containing milk processed with herbs & Navara shali(a special type of rice).
Procedure of pouring warm herbal decoction in a continuous stream over the body preceded
by traditional massage.