This is a method of sweating for a specific part of the body using medicated milk steam. This is the best method of sweating for the head and face. For this, a herbal decoction is made which is mixed with milk and this is boiled in a closed vessel. From this vessel the steam can come out through a tube Usually a decoction of Bala roots (Sidarettusa) is used mixed with pure cow’s milk for most of the vata diseases. Before the application of steam suitable oil will be applied on the face and neck. Care should be taken to protect the eyes from the hot steam.
Mode of action
With the warm milk steam, the body part sweats and opens the skin pores. This will help to relieve inflammation and stiffness of the organs and also enables the proper movements of the elements through the channels.
- Facial paralysis
- Diseases of the sense organs
- Diseases of the brain and nervous system
- Diseases of the chest and heart et