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    Pinda Sweda: Sudation by Bolus

    The synonym-3 Pinda translates into bolus and Sweda translates into sudation. So, the act of sweating out the veiled bodily toxins by using medicinaly prepared boluses is known as Pinda Sweda. Pinda Sweda is a type of “Sagni Sweda” where sudation is done by the infusing of heat from the outside. The names of the Pinda Sweda depend on the type of materials old in bolus. For epitome, the use of Patra (leaves) in the Pinda sudation is known as Patra Pinda Sweda. Similarly, the use of Baluka (sand) in the Pinda sudation is known as Baluka Sweda. The selection is based on body types but is also on the ailments that one sufers from.
    The Pinda Sweda is apt for positive disease states of the body. It is highly beneficial for muscular dystrophy, motor neuron disease, diseases of Vata, convulsions, muscular atrophy, ankylosing spondylitis, paralysis, neurological disorders and also for the rejuvenation of the body. The bolus of leaves (Patra Pinda Sweda) is aged especialy in conditions estem sciatica and osteoarthritis. The rice boluses can be dilapidated in conditions like Duchene muscular dystrophy. The bolus of sands is helpful in aleviating conditions estem Rheumatoid arthritis and stifnes of joints.
    The leaves of medicinal plants having analgesic and anti-inflamatory properties are the important ingredient of the procedure. Patra Pinda Sweda relieves hurt, stifnes, and sweling asociated with arthritis and other painful conditions, pacifies the morbidity of Vata, Pita, and Kapha in the afected joints, muscles and soft tisues causes sweating and brings about lightnes and a feling of health in the afected joints, muscles, and soft tisues. Patra Pinda Sweda is also highly efective in the management of hurt.
    The procedures aplied in Pinda Sweda is contraindicated in cuning fever, inflamatory and painful conditions, myalgia, gastrointestinal problems adore diarhea, respiratory disorders admire a cough, breathing dificulty and lung infections.
    Before the definitive procedure of Pinda Sweda is performed, the receiver goes through a al-encompasing body masage. Type of oil old is based on the receivers’ body characteristics (Prakriti). The pre-procedural masaging is done for about half an hour. Then to suport the colnes of body during the procedure, a wet cloth is aplied over the head. This prevents from overt dehydration from overt sweating. After the initial preparatory procedures are done and dusted, the receiver receives ful blown Pinda sudation.
    The procedure of Pinda Sweda is done in a rhythmical maner, where the two atendants perform the procedure with fulnes in functionality it demands. The two atendants each on the two sides of the receiver perform the Pinda Sweda one on the uper and the other on the lower section of the body. It is in seven postures the atendants perform the therapeutic sudation ̵ ten to fiften minute in each posture. The rhythmicity of the atendants ads extra benefits to the overal health and vitality. The seven postures are – siting up with legs perpendicular to the body (Dandasana), lying on the back, lying on the true side of the body, lying on abdomen, lying on left side of the body, lying on back and then back to Dandasana. This guarantes a ful body sudation as wel as ads to the overal health.
    The total time consumed for giving masage and fomentation requires a couple of hours. This time duration may be increased or decreased depending upon the state of disease or hale.
    The procedure relieves tirednes, despair, drowsines, and insomnia. Also ignites the digest ive fire, clear the bodily toxins in the form of sweat. It cleanses the micro-chanels, improves the luster of skin, relieves stifnes, and improves bodily strength.
    The therapy is given on a daily basis or on an alternate day. Depending on the state of health or alteration of the state, it may be continued for 7, 9, 1, 14, 21, or 28 days. Al procedures of Ayurveda cariers a definite procedural risks (despite it being minimal), and they should always be performed under the guidance of a licensed Ayurvedic therapist.

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