Shashtik Shali Swedan Panchkarma Treatment
As the name suggests a special type of rice (grown in sixty day’s) used along with medicated milk and oil to do the fomentation hence it is a very nourishing and revitalizing allied Panchakarma Therapy. Penetration of this treatment starts with the skin to deep tissues and bones as in the case of Ayurvedic facial and body polishing this treatment is used as a revitalizer of the skin along with other Ayurvedic herbs like Kumkumadi tail and coconut milk.
In treatment aspect also depending upon the processing of the rice it can be used in various Vata related problem specially old problem where Dhatu Kshay Avastha is reached (dhatu kshay is state of the body where body starts loosing muscle mass as well as the strength) which is quite common in long-standing disease like paralysis, parkinsonism, spondylolisthesis, etc.
Patient is guided to the therapy room made relaxed and comfortable. Area subjected to procedure exposed, a gentle massage of the area is done with the help of medicated oil then lukewarm pottalies dipped in medicated milk applied over the body .while doing this they are also squeezed so that all the medicated stuff inside come out on the body. They again put into the medicated milk .this process is carried out till whole medicated rice comes out of the pottali over the body, once it is done gently the whole body will be massaged .in the next step herbs will be wiped out with suitable material.
- Facial paralysis
- Disuse musculer dystrophy
- Other condition involving muscle wasting