Njavarakizhi is also called ‘Shashtikashali pinda swedanam’. Njavara is a special kind of rice which is used for making the kizhi ‘bolus’. Njavara rice has medicinal properties and it grows in 60days. Njavarakizhi may be used in the whole body or a specific part of the body the treatment starts with applying medicated oil over the head and body. Then the body is massaged with kizhi filled with Njavara rice. The herbal oils and warm milk is used to dip the bolus. The procedure continues to seven different postures. After removing the excess rice pudding from the body, warm oil is used to massage once again. The patient needs to take rest for a period of time after the entire process is over.
Benefits of Njavarakizhi:
It is found effective in: