Pizhichil is one among the rare and special treatments of Kerala. In this treatment, lukewarm herbal oils are applied all over the body by two to four trained therapists in a special rhythmic way continuously for about 45 to 60 minutes per day for a period of 7 to 21 days. word Pizhichil in the Malayalam language literally means “ squeezing”. pizhichil-parijatakHere the whole body is bathed in streams of lukewarm medicated oil with simultaneous soft massage. This treatment is done in a special table made from a single piece of strychnos Nuxvomica wood. This treatment is very useful for rheumatic diseases like arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia .paralysis-agitanus, sexual weakness, nervous weakness and nervous disorders etc.

Kayaseka is warmed oil ( medicated ) is poured all over the body / specific part in a peculiar rhythmic manner for a specific time.

It has the advantage of producing snehana&swedanasimultaneously.

Pizhichil is a modified form of kayaseka developed by keraleeyavaidyas and extensively practiced.

This process is described here.

it is effective in various rheumatic diseases, neuromuscular disorders like hemiplegia and emaciating diseases.

Muscle spasm, other degenerative diseases that affect muscles

Benefits of Pizhichil

increases the blood circulation

nourishes muscles, nerve tissues, and sexual ability

effective for paraplegia, hemiplegia and general debility.

This Ayurveda treatment of pizhichil has been highly valued by all our patient and produces good result in case of joint problames and muscles tension

the duration of pizhichil is decided by the Ayurveda expert after the body constitution of the individuals has been determined


It’s rejuvenation therapy for healthy persons

  • helps in healing fractures
  • treats neuromuscular diseases
  • rejuvenates the body
  • relieves body pain and muscles spasm
  • increases the immunity of the body
  • improves the complexion of the skin
  • maintain good health

It is very effective in the following conditions:

  • Neurological disorders
  • Burning sensation all over the body
  • Nervous weakness
  • Rheumatic diseases
  • Arthritis
  • Paralysis (Hemiplegia and paraplegia)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Sexual weakness
  • Parkinson’s disease

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