Swedana

Steam chamber is used for this. Oil should be gently applied on the body and the patient is made to sit in the chamber where steam emanates from boiling herbal decoction. Treatment should be continued till the forehead and abdomen sweat very well. Eyes are to be protected and wrapped with a piece of cloth while doing sudation. Eyes, feet, palms, chest and testicles should not be heated very much. Bathing should be done after when the sweat is completely dried up. Slightly warm water should be upset for bathing. Food can be taken after one hour, which is warm, unctous and light.