Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda


What is Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda?

Shashtika Shali Pinda Swedam is also known as Njavarakizhi. Njavara in Malayalam stands for the rice (Shashtika Shali in Sanskrit that grows in 60 days; Kizhi (Pinda in Sanskrit) stands for bolus. Njavara is indigenous variety of rice grown in Kerala, having medicinal properties. It is a unique treatment procedure practiced by Kerala Ayurveda physicians (Vaidyas). It is a procedure by which the whole body or any specific part  is made to perspire, by the application of certain medicinal drugs with Njavara rice puddings externally in the form of boluses tied up in a muslin bag.


What are the benefits of Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda?

  • Makes the body supple and removes stiffness
  • Calms the mind and reduces the stress
  • Promotes sound sleep
  • Boosts immune system and slows  the aging process
  • Enhances body nourishment and rejuvenates
  • Improves lustre and texture of the skin
  • Sharpens the sense organs
  • Pacifies Vata Dosha
  • Strengthens and nourishes the nervous system


What is Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda used to treat?

  • Blood borne diseases
  • Spasticity
  • Reduced mobility
  • Rigidity
  • Low back ache
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Perthe’s  disease
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Hemiplegia
  • Arthritis
  • The conditions involving muscle dystrophy and emaciation