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Njavarakizhi

Navarakizhi is also one of the special forms of treatment widely practiced in Kerala. The body is made to perspire well through massage with puddings in the form of boluses tied up in cloth bags.Specially cooked rice tied up in boluses are warmed in a mixture of Balamoola Kasaya and cow's milk and massaged over the body with adequate pressure and movements as required for the patient.

   The pressure forces out the contents of boluses. The boluses are rewarmed and applied again and again till the Kashaya and contents of the boluses would have been entirely used up.The main indication are all types of diseases of nervous system, chronic rheumatic diseases, pain to the joints, emaciation of limbs and diseases borne of vitiated blood. It also makes the body strong and sturdy with well developed musculature.

    Navarakizhi is also one of the special forms of treatment widely practiced in Kerala. The body is made to perspire well through massage with puddings in the form of boluses tied up in cloth bags. Specially cooked rice tied up in boluses are warmed in a mixture of Balamoola Kasaya and cow's milk and massaged over the body with adequate pressure and movements as required for the patient. The pressure forces out the contents of boluses. The boluses are rewarmed and applied again and again till the Kashaya and contents of the boluses would have been entirely used up.

    The main indication are all types of diseases of nervous system, chronic rheumatic diseases, pain to the joints, emaciation of limbs and diseases borne of vitiated blood. It also makes the body strong and sturdy with well developed musculature.