AN INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL SWEDANA KARMA
Dr. Swati Verma*, Dr. Shikha Pandey and Prof. Uttam Kumar Sharma
Ayurveda is the science of health, this science have preventive and curative type of therapy for achieving complete health of individuals by maintaining tissue equilibrium. Swedana (body sweating) is a treatment modality common to Ayurveda clinical practice. It is a process of methodical and regulative sweating process with the aid to direct or indirect heat that generates the sweat to eliminates the bio-waste material from the body. Swedan Karma is one of the most useful therapeutic procedure it causes relief in pain, stiffness, heaviness and many other disease. This paper implies that there is an extensive area and scope for this procedure.
Keywords: Swedana, Panchkarma, Upkarma, Ayurveda.
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