Valuka Swedam

"Sudation by using sand sacs."

PROCEDURE

It is a dry sudation therapy, which is carried out with bowls of sand.  

BENEFITS

It relieves pain and swellings of Rheumatoid arthritis, joint pains, amavatam (rheumatic fever).  

Best For

Rheumatoid arthritis, joint pains, amavatam.  

POST ACTIVITY

According to the condition

 

DESCRIPTION

As it comes under dry sudation therapy usually there is no oil massage before starting the treatment. The Potali of Valuka (Sand) is prepared with a combination of the needed herbs/drugs and applied on the affected area after being heated to a right temperature. The fomentation should not be too hot nor too mild, provoking a proper sudation.

 

Contraindication

  • Menstruation time
  • Pregnancy
  • Skin diseases
  • Herpes
  • Emaciation
  • Diabetes
  • Anemia
  • Alcoholism
  • Very weak
  • In the state of anger, sadness, fear
  • In the condition of thirst
  • Pitta predominance
  • Hepatitis
  • Gout
  • Blindness

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