Sarvanga Dhara Therapy
For psycho-somatic healing, Sarvanga Dhara therapy is a priceless gift of Ayurveda. The word Sarvanga means full body and dhara means stream pouring or showering or sprinkling of medicated liquid all over the body. This treatment can be undertaken by both healthy as well as those who are ailing. It is not only effective for physical ailments but also treats mind related stress. For a person to lead a healthy life, both his mind and body should be healthy. If one of them is affected, it affects the other also very badly. Ayurveda always follow the holistic approach when it comes to treating body and mind. Sarvanga dhara falls in the category of Svedana (fomentation, sweat inducing and sudation) therapy. It is more into Parisheka Sveda which is the pouring of liquids such as oil, ghee, milk, kashayam, buttermilk, etc. Some of the types of Sarvanga dhara are Kayaseka and Ekanga dhara or sthanika dhara. Based on the material used, it can be divided into Sneha dhara, Taila dhara, Gritha dhara, Yamaka Dhara, Kashaya dhara, Dhanyamala dhara or Kanji dhara, Ksheera dhara and Takra dhara.
The major benefit of this therapy is that it soothes the frayed nerve ends, relieves stress, promotes circulation, relaxes muscle and induces sleep. It also activates the five energy centres of the spine and thereby raises the energy. It also improves physical, sexual, spiritual and mental abilities.
Sarvanga Dhara Therapy is suitable for diseases
This therapy cures ailments such as memory loss, migraine, lack of vitality, ENT disorders, Neurological cases, spondylitis and paraplegia.
Sarvanga dhara is one of the purvakarma treatments in Panchkarma. It actually rejuvenates and revitalises the therapy. In this process, the heated medicated oil is poured all over the body and massage is also done simultaneously. This treatment is ideal for both body and mind since it refreshes and gives relaxation. It is done for 45 to 60 minutes per day for a period varying from 7 days to 21 days. The people who undergo this process feel light, thought free and blissful during the treatment.
Why Sarvanga Dhara Therapy at Panchkarma therapies
If you have any of the above symptoms, it will be ideal to get in touch with the medical practitioner at Panchkarma therapies. He will examine you and if needed, he will recommend Sarvanga Dhara therapy. The same will be administered by our expert therapists under the care and guidance of our medical practitioner. Once you complete it as per the days that are mentioned for you, the changes in you will be visible to you. You will feel refreshed and relaxed.