Swedanam – Steam Therapy
Swedana is a fomentation therapy where sweat is induced in the body through medicated steam with the aim of eliminating toxins and doshas from the body. Swedana forms a part of Purva karma therapy of panchakarma. Swedana can also be given as an independent treatment for various vata and kapha related issues.
It detoxifies the body, moisturizes the skin, improves blood circulation, relieves joint pain, muscle stiffness and treats body aches.