What is the art of Ayurveda?

A skill or technique used to help cleanse our tissues, organs, and mind. It is one of the most ancient methods the only way to scrub our inner body and keep it healthy.

One of the most common problems today is unnatural sitting posture. It creates lower back pain, stiff neck, shoulder pain, muscle contraction, and reduced joint mobility. This can be relaxed and repaired through a treatment call Pinda Sweda.

There are different kinds of Pinda Sweda as follows
Patra Pinda Sweda- Also known as Elakizhi is a medicated leaves bundle massage which is an ancient ayurvedic treatment
Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda - Also known as Navarakizhi is a special type of medicated rice massage
Choorna Pinda Sweda - Also known as podikizhi is a Herbal powders warmed in medicated oil made into a bundle for massage
Jambeera Pinda Sweda - also known as Naranga Kizhi is a medicated massage done using wild lemon or citron fruit packed into bolus
Mamsa Pinda Sweda - also known as Mamsa Kizhi is a medicated massage which is prepared by the flesh of goat/Sheep/rabbit, processed with medicinal oil along with herbal medicines and packed into bolus

Benefits of Pinda Sweda
It rejuvenates the bones, muscles, nerves and nourishes the body
Improves the complexion and colour of skin
Reduces pain, stiffness, and inflammation of muscles
Treats nervous disorders including paralysis
Detoxifies the body by inducing sweating process
Lowers arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis problems
Helps to reduce sciatica problems
Treats bursitis
Enhances the circulation
Reduces stress thereby increasing sleep
Minimizes sprains, swelling and cramps
Removes free radicals from the body
Nourishes the skin
Tones the joints and muscles
Helps to get relief from Myalgia and Neuralgia

Author's Bio: 

Integrative health care stands for the best possible healing for total well-being. We at Athreya Ayurvedic Integrative Health Centre (AAIHC) believe in holistic healing. To this end, we integrate evidence-based health systems to harmonize body, mind and spirit. The most effective healing is only possible when the practitioner and the patient have a trusting, caring and compassionate relationship. We uphold the practice of educating the health seeker. Many scientific studies conclude that an educated patient has more motivation and commitment to get healthy and make a difference in other people's lives.