Elakizhi (Patra Pinda Swedana)
Patra means leaves of medicinal plants.
Pinda means a bolus.
Sweda means Fomentation or sudation. Leaves of various medicinal plants which have the property of relieving pain, inflammation and stiffness and also which can rejuvenate and strengthen the joints and soft tissues and improve circulation in the afflicted parts.
Benefits of Patra Pinda Swedana : It strengthens and rejuvenates the back and spine, strengthens the dhatu shakti(tissue strength and integrity), increases circulation, removes dirt and unwanted tissues, provides color and complexion to the skin, induces good sleep and reduces stress in spite of reducing pain, stiffness and inflammation.
Uses : Patra pinda sweda is effectively prescribed in – Back pain chronic, Back pain chronic, Back pain low, Lumbar and Cervical Spondylosis, Arthritis, Joint stiffness and swelling, Muscular and soft tissue pains, Sciatica, sprains and cramps etc…