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Jambeera Pinda Sweda

The sweda or the sudation given by using a bolus which is prepared by using jambeera or lemon along with other medicines which are selected according to the condition of the patient and the disease is called as jambeera pinda sweda.

Jambeera means Lemon.
Pinda means a bolus.
Sweda means Fomentation or sudation.


  • Stiffness in the joints
  • Joint Swelling
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Pain in the joints
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Muscular spasm
  • Cervical spondylitis
  • Lumbar spondylitis

Treatment procedure.
The treatment procedure is divided in to three parts…

Purva karma (pre procedure)
Pradhana Karma (main procedure)
Pashyat Karma (Post Procedure)

Selection of the patient:-
Selection of the patient for this procedure depends up on the diagnosis which is done with
Astha vidha pareeksha (eight fold examination)and Dashavidha Pareeksha’s(ten fold examination) which is done by a qualified physician

Selection of the medicine

A good variety of Jambeera(Lemon) is selected and processed with other medicines which have the pharmacological and therapeutic property of relieving pain, inflammation and stiffness and also which can rejuvenate and strengthen the joints and soft tissue.

These Jabeera’s are warmed with the help of medicated oils or without the oils which depends on the patient’s condition and by the yukti(intelligent) of the qualified doctor, and then they are tied in a cloth in the form of bolus.

The person is made to lie on the droni,if Abhyanga(massage) is indicated it is performed for a few minutes with medicated oil followed with Jabeera pinda sweda, where the bolus which is prepared with the Jambeera is heated with the help of uruli(pan) and sudation is given to the to the entire body or locally as per the condition of the patient.

Duration of the treatment—30 to 45 min

After the treatment the person is advised to take rest for 10- 15 minutes.

The mode of action depends on the medicines and ingredients which are used for the treatment. Jambeera or Lemon being the main ingredient, the medicinal action reflects based on the pharmacological actions of Jambeera or Lemon and other powdered herbal medicines used for the procedure. As Lemon is rich in Vitamin C (64%), along with minimal percentages of Vitamin B complex, Choline, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, Manganese, potassium and Zinc which are having good nutritional values.

While the procedure is being carried out, the heat produced by the medicated bolus and the effect of the medicines makes the temperature to increase to more than 2 to 3 c in all areas of the body, and vasodilatation takes place. Due to the increased blood circulation the transformation of the necessary nutrients and oxygen will happen and waste products are expelled because of increased metabolism as the output of waste products from the cells are increased.

Healing Earth Multispecialty Ayurveda Hospital gives importance to the selection of the medicines, including lemon from organic source, devoid of pesticides, and without compromising in adding all required ingredients for desired results.

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