Pizhichil is one of the panchakarma techniques where medicated oil is poured onto the body in continuous streams while being gently massaged by therapists for an hour or hour and a half. It is relaxing and soothing and also deeply rejuvenating the whole body.
In this treatment, patient is made to lie on a specially designed wooden plank and medicated warm oil are squeezed over the patient‚Äôs body using linen cloth. Therapists gently massage the body of the patient with this oil from either side. This is effective in diseases like spondylosis, hemiplegia, arthritis, back pain & muscular dystrophy.