Swedana And Snehana – Ayurvedic Oil Therapy Benefits

Nowadays the Ayurveda oil therapy is known worldwide which our traditional method was. Those days all people from small children to the adult used to take oil massage before bathing once in a week. This Ayurvedic oil therapy protects them from many diseases and they didn’t take any medicines.

But nowadays people doesn’t have time to apply oil on their head and this leads to many diseases like knee pain, infertility and many more. But the diseases conditions can be easily cured by this Ayurveda oil therapy and it is exciting to know that our ancients have already designed it.

What is Swedana and Snehana?

Swedana and Snehana are called as steam therapies in Ayurvedic treatment. Even the immune system’s activity is decided by the fat content. If the oil content in the body got reduced the oil therapy is followed both externally and internally with the help of herbal oil. The internal oil therapy is called as ‘Snehana’ and the external oil therapy called as ‘Swedana’ an herbal steam bath is also done which gives maximum benefits. In Ayurveda both ‘Snehana’ and ‘Swedana’ called as Poorva karma after this the main therapy called Panchakarma to be practiced which results in the perfect oil supplement of each and every cell.

Naturally our body contains oil in the form of fat. This fat plays an important role in many body activities. It is essential for the bones and joints movement and nourishes the ligaments joining the bone. A continuous oil therapy throughout the body will increase the oiliness in the body, joints and bones. This oil therapy greatly prevents the bone depreciation and helps to maintain the oiliness in the body. It also prevents the body from arthritis and any other bone related diseases. Any infection is prevented nearly 99%.

What Diseases Can Be Cured?

The three main disease causing factor such as vatha, pithaa, kapam, if these are not well balanced in the body then it will invite diseases to the body. Oil therapy is best suited for these conditions especially for Cervical Spondylitis, Lumbar Spondylitis, Facial Paralysis, Sciatica, and Frozen Shoulder, sleeplessness, high bp, nerve problem, foot crack can  all be cured in this oil therapy.

It is useful for children who suffer from mental illness, stomach problem, digestion problem, nerve disorders, hereinia, skin dryness, skin allergies, skin darkening; anxiety can all be treated with the oil therapy.

Benefits of Ayurvedic Oil Therapy

  • Highly benefit for body pain.
  • Herbal oils are used and hence it is a best treatment for broken bone treatment.
  • It increases the body immune power.
  • It increases the life span of a human.
  • It tones and strengthens the muscles of the body.
  • It nourishes the skin and gives a beautiful complexion.
  • It removes the wrinkles and gives even skin tone and radiates the skin all over the body.
  • It decreases the body heat and increases the sexual course easy and smoother.

Foods To Eat and Avoid

All natural fruits vegetables and herbs can be eaten. But the diseases patients should take it according to their body conditions.

One should avoid taking bitter guard, pumpkin and Agathi Keerai (Sesbania Grandiflora) while taking any medicines because it has the power of breaking the medications. It can be included in the diet after recovering from the diseases.

How to Do Oil Massage?

The herbal oil is warmed and gently applied all over the body with required strokes given by one or two person under medical supervision and left it for 30-40 minutes. It is done according to the severity of the diseased condition either 7 days, 14 or 21 days continuously carried out to get out of the diseased condition. Select the perfect herbal oil and well trained oil therapists to get the utmost benefit of the oil treatment.

Oil Bath Benefits

Oil bath is essential for both men and women. Women should take oil bath on every Friday and men’s on Saturday 100 ml of gingely oil or coconut oil can be applied from head to foot and a mild massage is given all over the body and bath in warm water.

  • Oil bath helps oil secretions in bones, muscles and nerves all over the body and improves the overall health of the body.
  • It improves the nerves system and muscle function and increases the immune power of the body.
  • Oil bath absorbs vitamin D from the sunlight and imbibes into the skin which is consumed by the cells of the body.

If a car or bike runs for 2000km needs an oil service so as our body also to maintain a good and hale healthy life requires oil treatment.