• Dr.Jeevan.E.P


The sweda or the sudation given by using a bolus which is prepared by using jambeera or lemon along with other medicines which are selected according to the condition of the patient and the disease is called as jambeera pinda sweda.

Jambeera means Lemon.
Pinda means a bolus.
Sweda means Fomentation or sudation.


  • Stiffness in the joints

  • Joint Swelling

  • Muscle stiffness

  • Muscle cramps

  • Pain in the joints

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Muscular spasm

  • Cervical spondylitis

  • Lumbar spondylitis

A good variety of Jambeera(Lemon) is selected and processed with other medicines which have the pharmacological and therapeutic property of relieving pain, inflammation and stiffness and also which can rejuvenate and strengthen the joints and soft tissue.

These Jabeera’s are warmed with the help of medicated oils or without the oils which depends on the patient’s condition and by the yukti(intelligent) of the qualified doctor, and then they are tied in a cloth in the form of bolus.

The person is made to lie on the droni,if Abhyanga(massage) is indicated it is performed for a few minutes with medicated oil followed with Jabeera pinda sweda, where the bolus which is prepared with the Jambeera is heated with the help of uruli(pan) and sudation is given to the to the entire body or locally as per the condition of the patient.

Materials used: Jambeera (chopped into pieces) Saindhava powder

Turmeric powder Kottam Chukkadi thailam or other medicinal oil according to the symptoms Rasnadi Suitable oil for abhyanga

Duration of the treatment—30 to 45 min

After the treatment the person is advised to take rest for 10- 15 minutes.

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