Concept of Niragni Swedana - An Exploratory Study

  • Vinaya R Final Year Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Post Graduate Studies in Panchakarma, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Madhushree H.S. Professor, Department of Post Graduate Studies in Panchakarma, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Ganesh Puttur Principal, Professor & H.O.D., Department of Post Graduate Studies in Panchakarma, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Swedana, Ayurveda, Sudation Therapy, Sagni Sweda, Niragni Sweda.

Abstract

The procedure of inducing sweating for various therapeutic benefits is known as Swedana. Different types of modalities have been explained in classics by different acharyas for Swedana, one among is Agneya Bheda; which is of two types Sagni and Niragni. Producing the benefits of Swedana Karma without using Agni Guna is the prime action of Niragni Sweda. It includes Vyayama, Ushnasadana, Gurupravarana, Kshudha, Bahupana, Bhaya, Krodha, Upanaha, Ahava and Atapa Sevana. These can be easily adoptable even in OP basis by the practitioners which can provide good effects on disease conditions like Prameha, Sthoulya, Urusthambha. The minimal chances of occurrence of complications and non-requirement of sophisticated equipment’s add on to the acceptability of these kind of techniques. As in Sagni type here also temperature regulation mechanism plays a role in the mode of action which will be evaluated in this article.

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Vinaya R, Madhushree H.S., & Ganesh Puttur. (2022). Concept of Niragni Swedana - An Exploratory Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(5), 132 - 138. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1894
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