Introduction of Udvartana :
Udvartana is also named as ‘churnodvartana’. Actually some powders or pastes (kalkas) are used during this procedure. According to Charaka, Udvartana is of two types.
- a) Snigdha Udvartana: indicated for lean and thin (krisha).
- b) Ruksha Udvartana: indicated for obese (sthoola)
Indications of Udvartana :
- Certain psychological disorders
- Varicose veins
- Diabetic neuropathy
- Lethargy and laziness