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Swedana (Herbal steam bath)

Steam treatment in Ayurveda is known as Swedana. Sweda is derived from swid which in Sanskrit means to sweat. Herbal steam bath is used to induce sweating. It has been proven by research that sweating detoxifies the body. This process is generally done after an oil massage. The Swedana detaches the toxins from tissues. The toxins then can be removed from the body by natural process. Special herbs are used to induce sweating and detoxifying in this Ayurvedic therapy.
Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat in Rishikesh
Yoga Ayurveda in Rishikesh, India
Benefits of Swedana

The treatment reduces and balances the vata and kapha doshas in the body.
Detoxifies the body by removing toxins through sweat pores. A very effective method to remove harmful toxins present in the body.
The herbal steam bath helps to increases circulation which in turn reduces inflammation and infections.
The steam helps open pores which help to revitalize and rejuvenate the skin.
Removing toxins means the digestive system works properly and food is digested properly.
Revitalizes the brain through improved circulation which can help remove stupor.
Steam therapy is very good way to loosen the fat cells and reduce weight.
The herbal steam bath is very effective for relieving stress.
Swedana is an effective way to sooth the sore muscles due to tiredness or injury.
Improves overall fitness by removing stiffness, rigidity, numbness and heaviness in the body. Improves overall mobility.
Swedana is beneficial for people suffering from:

Hemiplegia, a condition where the body is partially paralyzed.
Arthritis, which is a joint disorder in which other medicines do not work well.
Parkinsons, the degeneration of brain cells which result in memory and motor function loss.
Motor neuron disorders which limits the mobility of the person.
Osteoarthritis a common disease among women when the bones become weak.
Low back ache, a common issue faced by most of the world population only the reasons vary.
Sciatica, a condition affecting the spinal discs resulting in pain in back, hip and legs.
Asthma and cough which are result of the air pollution.
Sinusitis, a cold like condition which affects the respiratory system.
Chronic constipation which is the result of food habits.
Treatment Duration: 10 - 15 Minutes

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