Types Of Panchakarma

Udvartana, Udhgharshana


Udvartana is an herbal massage with multiple therapeutic goals like offering relief from the toxins and providing relief to the muscular as well as skeletal disorders. An herbal paste is prepared and the massage recipient’s body is covered with it and then gently the massage rubs this paste onto the body pressing mainly toward the heart with a clinical objective of removing the stagnant lymphatic toxins out of the body. The paste after covering the body is left to dry and the rubbing starts to penetrate deep into the skin.

When mixture of powdered herbs is applied or massaged on the body is called as Udvartana. It is done after application of oil. This type of treatment is adviced in many disorders accordingly. For eg in Obesity