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Choorna Swedham, Podikizhi
Choornakizhi is one among the fomentation therapy. Herbal powders warmed in medicated oil is made into a bundle (kizhi), which is used for fomentation. After oil application, therapists foment the patient with kizhi which have been made warm in medicated oil which is kept at a constant temperature, and massage the patient. There are seven standard positions that a patient is made to adopt during treatment. Thereafter, the patient is advised to take hot water bath. Benefits of Reduces obesity, cures varicosity and Rheumatoid arthritis.