Swedana

Swedana – Sweat and heat therapy

Swedana (sometimes called Bashpa Sweda or Drava Sweda) is an Ayurvedic herbal steam treatment, where the client sits within a steam chamber for a period of time until sweat is induced. Through perspiration, the bodily channels are naturally dilated, and any stagnation within the body is liquified. Hence, Swedana is an effective adjunct to Ayurvedic massage and promotes detoxification, and the natural heat also increases metabolic function.

Benefits:

  • Swedana is considered detoxifying, Increases circulation, reduces inflammation
  • Promotes good skin health
  • Improves metabolic function
  • Assists with weight reduction
  • Relieves stress
  • Eases stiff and sore muscles

Indications:

  • Sciatica
  • Asthma, cough, and breathing issues
  • Arthritis, Osteoarthritis
  • Neurological Dysfunction
  • Backache and muscle pains
  • Overweight