सुवर्णसिध्द जल

Bahya Sneha

As the anatomical structure of different parts of the body is different, oil may have to be applied differently according to its structure. Secondly depending upon the degree of snehana effect desired in an individual patient, one may have to adopt different forms of oil application in order to get maximum effect. Following is the list of different forms of external application of oil to different parts of the body.

  • Murdha taila      :-  Method of applying the oil to the head.
  • Nasatarpana      :-  Dropping oil into the nostrils.
  • Karnapurana      :-  Dropping oil into the ears.
  • Akshitarpana     :-  Procedure of treating the eye with edicated ghee.
  • Gandusa             :-  Holding oil or other liquid medicines in the mouth.
  • Kavala                 :-  Gargling using medicines in liquid form.
  • Abhyanga           :-  Method of massaging the body following application of oil.
  • Lepa                     :-  Treating the diseases part by applying the herbal paste or medicated oil.
  • Mardana             :-  Massaging with squeezing effect on the muscle after applying the oil.
  • Padaghata           :-  Applying the oil to the body and then massaging heavily using feet.
  • Snehavagahana :-  Using oil in the form of tub bath instead of Water.
  • Murdha taila      :-  Method of applying the oil to the head.
  • Nasatarpana     :-  Dropping oil into the nostrils.
  • Karnapurana     :-  Dropping oil into the ears.
  • Akshitarpana    :-  Procedure of treating the eye with medicated ghee.
  • Gandusa            :-  Holding oil or other liquid medicines in the mouth.
  • Kavala                :-  Gargling using medicines in liquid form.
  • Abhyanga          :-  Method of massaging the body following application of oil.
  • Lepa                    :-  Treating the diseases part by applying the Herbal paste or medicated oil.
  • Mardana            :-  Massaging with squeezing effect on the muscle after applying the oil.
  • Padaghata          :-  Applying the oil to the body and then Massaging heavily using feet.
  • Snehavagahana :-  Using oil in the form of tub bath instead of water.
  • Udavartana     :-  Massaging in the proximal direction following Application of oil.
  • Parisheka         :-  A procedure in which stream of oil is made to fall continuously on the skin.

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