Procedure :
The procedure for Pizhichil typically involves the following steps:
  • The patient lies on a comfortable table, usually in a prone position.
  • Warm medicated oil is prepared and placed in a large basin or bowl.
  • Two therapists use cloths to pour the oil over the patient’s body in a rhythmic manner.
  • The therapists may also gently massage the oil into the skin using circular movements.
  • The treatment typically lasts for about 60-90 minutes.
  • After the treatment, the patient is asked to rest for a short period of time before taking a warm bath or shower to remove the excess oil.
Benefits :
  • Improving circulation: The warm oil and massage can help to improve blood flow throughout the body.
  • Relieving stress and anxiety: Pizhichil is thought to have a calming effect on the mind and body, which can help to reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Promoting relaxation: The warm oil, gentle massage, and quiet atmosphere of the treatment can help to create a sense of relaxation and overall well-being.
  • Reducing inflammation: The warm oil and massage may help to reduce inflammation and swelling in the body.
  • Improving flexibility and range of motion: Pizhichil is thought to improve flexibility and range of motion in the joints.
  • Managing pain: The warm oil and massage may help to relieve pain and discomfort.
Indications :
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Paralysis
  • Muscular atrophy
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome