Shashtikashali pinda swedam is another name for Njavarakizhi. Njavara (Shashtika Shali in Sanskrit) is the rice that grows in 60 days; Kizhi (Pinda in Sanskrit) is the bolus. Njavara is an indigenous rice type found in Kerala that has medicinal value. Navara rice is the major component in this Kizhi. Navara is a medicinal rice variety from Kerala that is harvested in 60 days and is only used for Ayurvedic therapies. The Navara rice is cooked in a combination of cow’s milk and herbal decoctions before being wrapped in the poultice.
This therapy begins with rubbing warm herbalised oils into the afflicted region to prepare and soften the tissue for the application of Navara Kizhi. As needed, the Navara Kizhi is rubbed over the afflicted area or the entire body. Throughout the therapy, the poultice is dipped into warm milk and herbal decoctions. This is a gentle massage in which the Kizhis are applied to the body in circular and lengthy strokes.
- Increases immunity
- Treats arthritis
- Improves digestion
- Strengthens the sensory organs
- It alleviates tension, anxiety, and exhaustion
- Effective in the treatment of neuromuscular diseases
- Helps in the relaxation of the mind and body
- Skin rejuvenation
- Menstruation, infertility and other problems
- Reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol
Duration: Local 30 mins
Full body 60 mins