Pizhichil is popularly known as ‘Thilodhara’ and referred to as ‘the king of Ayurveda therapies’. It combines oil and heat therapy and removes excess toxins from the body, enhancing blood circulation.
The herbal oil is heated to massage the entire body. Dhanwantharam thailam, bala thailam, praphanjanabanam thailam and sahacharadi thailam are mainly used for the massage process. During the entire process, lukewarm herbal oil is pouring over the body. After pizhichil, the patient has to take a warm water bath. The main benefit of Pizhichil is the detoxification of the body. It rejuvenates the body and gets relief from body pain. It is an effective treatment for arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia, nervous disorders and depression
Pizhichil is a total body rejuvenating treatment. The term pizhichil means ‘squeeze’ in Sanskrit. In this treatment medicated oil is poured on the entire body of a patient followed by a full body massage. A cloth dipped in the medicated oil is squeezed on the body throughout the massage process. ‘Pizhichil’ is the best for health issues like nervous disorder, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, disc problems, joint pains, osteoarthritis, paralytic conditions etc.