Swedana or Sudation Therapy is a pre-requisite for Panchakarma. This process involves inducing sweat in the patient. Swedana gives relief from health problems like asthma, catarrh, hemiplegia and many other diseases caused by Vata disorders. There are various sweating methods Ayurveda related to the diseases, some of the popular ones are Navarakizhi (Pinda Sweda), Bashpasweda, Avagaha Sweda, Upanahasweda and Patresweda. Read more