Pizhichil (Ayurvedic Oil bath)

Pizhichil-treatment1In this treatment, lukewarm herbal oils are applied all over the body by trained therapists i a special rhythmic way continuously for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 21 days. This treatment is very useful for Rheumatic diseases like Arthritis, Paralysis, Hemiplegia, Paralysis-Agitanus, Sexual Weakness, Nervous Weakness and Nervous disorders etc. One of the oldest healing sciences in the world, Ayurveda has earned a name for itself in all the corners of the globe.

Pizhichil the topmost rejuvination treatment of Ayurveda a true gift from Ayurveda to become young again. Pizhichil or Sarvangadhara as it is also known can be defined to mean a process that is traditionally used to anoint the entirety of the body of the client.

In this treatment, precious warm medicated oil is squeezed on to the patient’s body from a piece of cloth, periodically soaked in a vessel containing the oil, with soft massage in a rhythmic way. Trained therapists under the supervision of a physician perform the treatment. The patient should be made to adopt the seven standard positions, so that no area of the body is left uncovered.The most important point to keep in mind while on while performing Pizhichil or Sarvangadhara is the fact that method concerning Pizhichil involves the application of 5 quarts of a warm herbal oil that is applied in a gentle continuous movement all around the body of the concerned person.

The client is made to sit and lie down in a series of 6 different positions, which too have a medicinal effect on the entirety of the process. Then entire body is wiped with a towel after a specified period.A perfect remedy for rheumatism, joint and body pains as well as poor circulation, fatigue, and anxiety, Pizhichil or Sarvangadhara is one of the best known methods of removing stress from our systems as well as making our bodies feel soft, supple and clean. A definite must include if you are planning to know more about the ancient science of Ayurveda in India.

Procedure:
Pizhichil is squeezing of medicated oil through a cloth dipped inside the oil on the whole body, massaging the body for at least 45mins.

Benefits:
Promotes relaxation to the body by relieving stress.
Improves the circulation and metabolism and thus restores health. It helps in rejuvenating the body.
It is beneficial in many ailments like arthritis, neurological and degenerative disorders as it induces diaphoresis (sweating).
Increases the skin luster and complexion of the skin. As it improves the circulation, it increases immunity and life span.

Indication:
Arthritis
Paralysis
Nervous weakness
Sexual weakness
Stress
Anxiety