Pizhichil – Continuous Oil Pouring Treatment
Pizhichil involves the continuous pouring of lukewarm herbal oil over the body, simultaneously, for a specific period of time. This is an excellent treatment for strengthening and tonification, stress and burnout, and other nervine disorders. Pizhichil is also historically known as the treatment for aristocrats as it was done in the royal family in ancient days. The whole body is bathed in soothing streams of medicated oil by therapists. The creates both oleation as well as sudation effects on the body. It calms and relaxes the entire body.
Pizhichil is squeezing of medicated oil through a cloth dipped inside the oil on the whole body, massaging the body for at least 45 minutes.
- Promotes relaxation to the body by relieving stress.
- Improves the circulation and metabolism and thus restores health. It helps in rejuvenating the body.
- It is beneficial in many ailments like arthritis, neurological and degenerative disorders as it induces diaphoresis (sweating).
- Increases the skin lustre and complexion of the skin.
- As it improves the circulation, it increases immunity and life span.
- Nervous weakness
- Sexual weakness
- Slows down the ageing process