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Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi Training

Author : Dr. Gurnam Saini  

Price : AUD 650.00

Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi Training
Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi Training

Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi is a process by which the entire body or any specific part of the body is prepared to sweat by external application of a specific healing rice pudding tied in a bolus bag.



It is a very effective treatment, which provides lubrication (Snehana), sweating (Swedana) and nourishment (Bringhana) at the same time.



Shastika Shali (Navara) indicates rice grain that matures in 60 days. This grain with special healing values is used as primary ingredient in this therapy.

Pinda means a bolus.

Sweda means fomentation or sudation.


In simple words, the bolus prepared with shali rice cooked in special herbs and milk and used for sudation, is called Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi.



Benefits Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi



Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda is excellent in many serious Vata diseases. It can also be given in the disorders, which are impacting the endurance or immune system of the body.



In addition to these, it heals all types of illnesses of the nervous system, rheumatism, discomfort in the joints and muscular dystrophy of the limbs.



This therapy makes the body stronger and sturdy with well-developed musculature. It pacifies various types of discomfort, increases the digestive capacity, reduces fatigue and improves sleep.



Shashtika shali pinda sweda is very effective rejuvenating therapy for skin. It has a glowing effect on skin and also considered as a whole body facial!



This treatment is found to be effective in hypertension and in certain types of skin disorders resulting from impurity of the blood cells.



This therapy should be used once a month for healthy people to sustain good health.



More benefits are:



  • It encourages the peripheral vascular circulation
  • Stimulates the nerve ending
  • Restores energy and vigour
  • Stimulates brain cells by reverse activation mode
  • Gives durability to the physiques
  • Activate peripheral nervous system
  • Improves skin structure and circulation
  • Induces rest and decrease the stress.



Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi Certification Training In Australia



Training at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic, one of leading ayurvedic centre in Australia is conducted and supervised by experience ayurveda doctor. During this training you will learn about the three important stages of the treatment, how to prepare for all the stages and finally give this therapy in an efficient way.



The course of treatment is split into three parts:





Preparation stage: Rice is prepared with herbs and milk according to the patient’s strength (Rogi bala) and severity of the disease (Roga Bala).




This involves massage (Abhyanga) with ayurvedic oil followed with Shastika Shali Sweda, where the bolus is dipped in herbal milk and sudation is provided.




After the treatment the individual is advised to take rest for a while. It is beneficial to keep the person hydrated with Vata, Pitta or Kapha tea if available.



Indication of Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi



  • Loss of weight
  • All inflammatory disease of joints- rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis etc
  • Muscular dystrophy or weakness
  • Neurological complaints
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ankylosing spondylosis
  • Motor neuron disease
  • Hemiplegia/paraplegia
  • Pseudomuscular hypertrophy
  • Sciatica
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cervical and lower back spondylitis
  • Parkinson



Mode of action of Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi



The healing activity of Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda or Navara Kizhi is because of the medicinal activity of herbs, rice and milk, which are used in the treatment.



When the treatment starts it increases the temperature of the body. Vasodilatation occurs throughout the body due to increased temperature and medicinal activity of the herbs and rice. As a result of vasodilation, enriched blood flow occurs to the skin bringing essential oxygen and nutrients and removing toxins.



Whole process including the herbs, rice and milk acts as a muscular relaxant, decreases any discomfort, inflammation and stiffness. High blood flow ensures the optimum nutrient supply to muscles, so very effective therapy in promoting muscular growth. The removal of toxins from the skin promotes healthy glowing skin, making it a therapy of choice for pre-bridal makeover!


Our training in Melbourne ayurveda clinic gives importance to the choices of the herbal medication, the rice grain and the correct process as per as ayurvedic texts, to give the optimal results.



Contact us today to book your training or more information.


Author Bio:

Dr. Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. In Australia he pursued post graduate degree in mental health from La Trobe University, Melbourne (Australia). He has worked as associated Nurse Unit Management in Eastern Healths, Melbourne for 9 years. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More


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