Narangakizhi (Jambeerapinda sweda)

In this procedure lime poultice are used to give fomentation and massage all over the body or any specific part. Limes are made into small pieces and then processed with various medicines like Shatapuspa etc. These are covered in cloth pieces in the form of boluses and are made hot frequently throughout the procedure.

The person is made to sit on the droni (special table for massage) and first applied medicated oil all over the body. Fomentation and simultaneous massage is given in all seven positions (refer Abhyangam). Person is given hot water bath after the procedure.

Course of treatment : 7days/14 days/21 days

Therapeutic Effects :

  • Acute stiffness of the neck
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Acute low back pain
  • Body pain etc.