Bashpa swedam

Bashpa swedam is a type of hot fomentation therapy. In this method a specialised chamber made with medicated wood. This chamber is filled with medicated water vapour it is used to promote sweating. It is commonly performed after an Abhyangam. It acts effectively as a detoxifing procedure. It is the therapy of choice for reducing pain ,stiffness and water retention. When practised regularly it helps in reducing obesity.