Picchu is a specialized Ayurvedic procedure used to treat various ailments like stiffness, inflammatory disorders, and pain of joints and muscles.
For picchu a cotton pad (the size of the cotton pad depends upon the specified area) should be prepared and dipped in to the prescribed medicated oil and kept it on the specific area which retained the medicated oil for a stipulated period on the specific region of the health seeker depending up on the condition.
1.Mental wellness: Picchu is a perfect mental wellness treatment. It can alleviate chronic headache and reduce Insomnia, Cure hysteria Counteracts hallucinations.
2.Spinal and nervous problems:It is one of the most proven treatment methods to eliminate joint pains and is also effective in cases of regenerative and normal injuries, spondylitis and osteon-arthritis. Picchu is considered to be one of the most trusted methods in head and spinal treatment. Common lower back pain and leg muscle pain can be easily cured with picchu.
30 TO 35 MIN
The treatment duration depends on the consulting physician and the severity of the condition.
TREATMENT COURSE DURATION
7 days, 14 days
The treatment course duration depends on the consulting physician and the severity of the condition.
MODE OF ACTION OF STHANIKA PICCHU
- The therapeutic action of picchu is depends on
- The pharmacological Action of the selected medicine.
- The snehana (oileation) effect.
- The swedana(sudation) affect
- The maintained temperature during the procedure
The Quality of the skin is supported by an extensive network of blood vessels, and sensory receptors that monitor touch, pressure, temperature and pain
Our body is made up of different types of cells and each cell membrane is made up of Phospholipids, lipid soluble substances can easily cross the cell membrane because of this the base of the medicine which we use is in lipid form (medicated oils)
When the procedure starts, medicated oil cross the cell membrane through the skin, and the functions of phospholipids will increase and act as a carrier for various cellular elements or impurities which are responsible for the formation of diseases,
The Luke warm oil will increase the temperature to more than 2 to 3c in the localized area, by which vasodilatation will happen and the blood circulation will increase and necessary oxygen and nutrition materials are supplied and the free radicals which is responsible for the disease will be removed and helps to remove the congestion of the lungs and reduces the breathlessness.
This therapy produces sedative effect because of the pharmacological action of the used medicine like Anti-inflammatory action, Analgesic action, muscle relaxant, Decongestant activity etc. and acts as a counter irritant which is the thermal stimulus and may affect the pain sensation.
It also induces muscles relaxation and increases the efficiency of muscle action as the increased blood supply ensures the optimum condition for muscle contraction because of its therapeutic action of the medicine and procedure.
- Degenerative and painful spinal problems
- Neurological disorders
Fever: As the temperature might increase during the therapy
- Acute Inflammation
- Infectious diseases
- Certain forms of cancer
- Certain skin conditions
- Haemorrhagic disorders
- Acute illness
- Extreme fatigue