Vashpa sweda (herbal sauna)
Vashpa swedanam literally means initiating of sweating through warm vapours. Vapours are produced by boiling herbs in water and the whole body except the head is exposed to this steam. This therapy is widely used to eradicate laziness, increase flexibility of the joints, improves the appearance of the skin and improves the digestive system. In ailments such as arthritis and sciatica, vashpa sweadanam proves to be very effective. The herbs are cautiously collected for the process at Shreenivas Ayurvedic Centre and the vapour is carefully

Nadi sweda (localized herbal sauna)
Nadi Swedanam is similar to Vashpa swedanam with the exception that here, the vapour is directed to a particular body part instead of the whole body. The process is carried out with the help of a pipe (nadi). Since the treatment is concentrated to a particular body part, it is extremely useful in conditions of localized pains like cervical spondylitis and sprains and also for osteoarthritis. Shreenivas Ayurvedic Centre presents a careful process of nadi swedanam for relief from pains for every patient.


Two traditional treatments Snehana (oleation) and swedana (sudation) are merged to form pizhichil. In this therapy, lukewarm medicated oils are poured onto the body and supple soft massage is concurrently carried out. Pizhichil is highly advantageous for the immune system and is specifically provided for diseases such as arthiritis, paralysis, sexual weakness, rheumatic diseases and digestive problems. Other additional benefits of the therapy include beauty enhancement, oja (aura) stability and controlling ageing. Shreenivas Ayurvedic Centre offers an elite package of pizhichil that revives the individual and resolves various ailments.


Upanaha (poultice)
This is a process of aggravating perspiration by applying a hot paste of medicines on various parts of the body as required and then covering the paste with medicated fabrics and herbal leaves. Upanaha is extensively used to treat inflammatory conditions and skin diseases. Joint related problems also use this process for relief. Shreenivas Ayurvedic Centre provides this therapy in all is details for patients according to the disease situation or the rejuvenating requirement.

Ksheera dhoomam ( herbal milk sauna)
This is steaming of a particular body part or whole body with medicated cow’s milk. Ksheera Dhoomam, as the name indicates, is a special treatment procedure where the patient is treated with the dhooma or steam coming from the heated milk through a tube. The cow milk is mixed with a decoction prepared from suitable drugs (that depends on the disease state and patients condition) and heated. The steam coming out is made to pass through a tube and is applied over the affected part of the patient’s body. Care must be taken not to burn the skin. Ksheera Dhoomam is found highly effective in Ardhitham(Facial Palsies), speech disorders, Krichronmeelanam(Ptosis or Leavator Palpebral Muscle Palsy), Various Nervous Disorders etc



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