Swedana

Dr Parveen Rajput

General introduction of Sweda
• Sweda is the internal excreta (mala) of the body and it is the excreta of the medas.
• Sudation therapy is said to be the best treatment for vaata and kapha diseases. • After the Oleation therapy sudation must be adopted.

Dr Parveen Rajput

Definition Stambha Gaurav Sheetaghnam Swedanam Sweda Karkam • ABLATES : Spasm Heaviness Coldness • INDUCES : Sudation / Perspiration / Sweating Swedan is a procedure which ablates spasm. heaviness. coldness and induces sweat. Dr Parveen Rajput .

• Swedan produces heat in the body which reduces coldness Swed (Sweating): Swedan causes sweating which is a waste product of our body. • It regulates body temperature and maintains homeostasis in our body. Gaurav (Heaviness): Swedan alleviates heaviness. Sheet (Coldness): Swedan alleviates coldness. Dr Parveen Rajput . By using unctuous fomentation dryness of samanvayu is reduced. • Swedan reduces the water content of our body by causing perspiration. • This produces lightness in body. • Swedan with its Ushna (hot) property helps in digestion of Ama.Stambh Gaurav Sheetaghnam Swedanam Swedakarkam Stambh (Stiffness): Swedan alleviates stiffness • Stiffness is due to malfunctioning of Samaan Vayu and due to accumulation of Ama.

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Agni Oleating. Prithvi Sar Fluid Sthir Stable Drav Liquid Suksham Minute Guru Heavy Motility. Initiation. Strengthening Prithvi. Fainting Purifying. Osmotic Spreading. Softening. Catalytic Long acting. Nourishing. Penetrating Vayu. Apa Dr Parveen Rajput . Secreting. Burning Roughness. Retentive Moistening. Agni Coating. Apa Prithvi Apa Akash. Retentive Mahabhootas Agni Agni Vayu. Dissolving. Burning. Strengthening Apa. Vayu.Properties of Swedan Dravyas Properties Usna Hot Tikshna Penetrating Snigdha Unctuous Ruksha Dry Action Sweating. Dryness. Stability.

leaves. oil Seeds Fruit. 10. seed Fruit. 9. root bark Flowers. seeds Dr Parveen Rajput . 6. bark Root. Latex Roots. 8. seeds Fruits Seed. 3. 5.Swedopag Herbs 1. Shobhanjan Moringa oleifera Ark Calotropis procera Erand Ricinus communis Punarnava Boerrhavia diffusa Yava Alhagi comelorum Til Sesamum indicum Kulthi Dolichus biflorus Mash Phaseolus mungo Badar Zizyphus jujuba Vrishchir Boerhavia diffusa Drum stick Madar Leaves Castor plant Spreading hogweed Barley Sesamum Horse gram Black gram Indian Plum Spreading hogweed White Variety Seeds. 4. oil Root. 2. 7.

THE TYPES OF CLASSIFICATION OF FOMENTATION Dr Parveen Rajput .

Classification of sweda according to Agnibheda 1. Niragni Sweda 2. Sagni Sweda Dr Parveen Rajput .

8. 5. 9.Niragni Sweda (Heat application not required) 1. 2. Dr Parveen Rajput . 4. 10. 3. Vyaayaama (Exercise) Ushnasadana (Residing in a warm chamber) Gurupraavarnam (Wearing of heavy clothing) Kshudha (Hunger) Bahupaanam (Excessive drinking) Bhaya (Fear) Upanaaha (Application of poultice) Krodha (Enrangement) Ahata (Wresting) Aatap (Exposure to sun’s rays). 6. 7.

Sagni Sweda • • • • • • • Sankara Prastara Nadi Parisheka Avagaaha Jentaaka Ashmaghana • • • • • • Karshu Kuti Bhoo Kumbhika Koopa Holaaka Dr Parveen Rajput .

According to Sushruta Swedan is of four types: 1) Tapa Sweda (Tapa fomentation) 2) Usma Sweda (warm steam) 3) Upanaha Sweda (warm poultice) 4) Drava Sweda (pouring of warm liquid) Dr Parveen Rajput .

b) Sarvanga Sweda .g.e.e.Types of Swedana according to part of body where applied a) Ekanga Sweda .- Sankar& Nadi Sweda Prastar& Jentaka Sweda Dr Parveen Rajput .g.

Dr Parveen Rajput . Rooksh Sweda (Rough or Dry fomentation) Here rooksh drugs are used. medas and aamadosh. Snigdha Sweda (Unctuous or Wet fomentation) it is swedana done with unctuous drug. This is employed in the disorder of kapha. 2.The classification of sweda is made according to the property of the drug used 1. metal and broken pot. The material used in rooksh sweda are sand. etc. stone.

According to Diseases • In condition of pain. pain due to stone etc – Avagaha Sweda Dr Parveen Rajput . stiffness. Hemiplegic /Hemi paresis. facial paralysis etc . frozen shoulder etc – Vashpa Sweda • In Lumber pain.Pinda sweda • In Sciatica. contractures use Upnaah Sweda • In paralysis.

Mahana Sweda In Basanta & Varsha ritu :.According to Season In Hemanta & Shishir ritu :.Madhyam Sweda In Grishma & Sharada ritu :.Alpa Sweda Dr Parveen Rajput .

According to Diseased persons Person having strong body & mental strength:Mahaana Sweda Person having medium body & mental strength:Madhyam Sweda Person having low body & mental strength:Alpa Sweda Dr Parveen Rajput .

..Ch.......Indications......... 14/20-24 Swedan Yogya • • • • • • • • • • • • Pratishyay Kasa Hikka Shwas Ang Gaurav’ Karna Shool Manya Shool Shurah Shool Swarbheda Galgrah Ardit Ekang Vata • • • • • • • • • • • • • Dr Parveen Rajput Sarwang Vata Pakshaghat Vinamak Aanah Vibandh Mutraghat Jrimbha Parshwagrah Prishthgrah Katigrah Kukshigrha Gridhrasi Mutrakrichhra ...... Su....

Vasti... Dr Parveen Rajput .Ch....Indications.... Virechan and Vaman is to be applied.... 14/20-24 Swedan Yogya • • • • • • • • Angmarda Padashool Janushool Urushool Janghashool Shoth Aam Dosh Kamp Vata • • • • • • • Guruta Supti Sankoch Aayam Angashool Stambha All individuals in whome Nasya.. Su.............

Administration of Sudation Dr Parveen Rajput .

Poorvakarma (Pre-operative procedure) Pradhankarma (Operative procedure) Paschaatkarma (Post-operative procedure) Dr Parveen Rajput .

Selection and assessment of the patient.   Physical Preparation Mental Preparation Preoperative procedures of sudation Dr Parveen Rajput .Poorvakarma Collection of materials necessary for sudation. Preparation of the patient.

Dr Parveen Rajput . • Be careful for appearance of the features of samyak swedan.Pradhankarma (Operative procedure) • Apply the swedan on desired time.

Alleviation of the disease. Dr Parveen Rajput . Appearance of sweat. Longing for the cold environment.Features of Samyak Swedan Ch Su 14/13 • Ablation of • • • • Feeling of cold Pain Stiffness Heaviness • • • • Softness in the body.

No reduction in: • Feeling of cold • Heaviness • Stiffness Dr Parveen Rajput . Non appearance of features of samyak swedan. Non appearance of sweat.Features of Heen Yog of Swedan • • • • No longing for cold.

Features of Ati Yog of Swedan • • • • • • Pitta Prakop Moorchha Sharir Sadan Daah Sarwang Daurbalya Sandhi Peeda • • • • • Bhram Thirst Jwara Excessive Sweating Sphot (Blisters) Dr Parveen Rajput .

Light. Dr Parveen Rajput . semisolid fat free diet. Pad dry the body with soft towel.Paschaatkarma • • • • Avoid exposure to open air. soft. Warm water bath after 2 hours.

Updrava (Complications) • • • • • • Daah Trishna Bhrama Glani Moorchha Dagdh Vrana Dr Parveen Rajput .

Management of Updrava • Dagdh Vrana – Jatyadi Tail. • Stambhan Chikitsa: • • • • • • • • Sheet Manda Mridu Shlakshan Ruksha Sukshma Drava Sthir Dr Parveen Rajput .