A thick layer of cotton wool soaked with warm medicated oil is applied over the affected area
The medicated oil or ghee selected for the treatment is indirectly heated the required amount of oil is taken in a small bowl this small bowl consisting of oil is p in a vessel having hot water the temperature of oil is checked when it gets warm the oil bowl is removed.
A sterile cotton pad of the dimension of the joint over which the procedure is inte to be d is selected. The cotton pad is dipped in the oil the is squeezed to remove excessive dripping of oil
The pad dipped in oil is kept over the painful joint or body part
To keep temperature of pad constantly warm oil is continuously poured over the pad which loses the temperature shall be replaced with another pad dipped in warm oil
The padding is done for 45 min to 1.5 hr In chronic conditions the pad shall be left in place overnight.
BENEFITS OF PICCHU THERAPY
• Healing sore joints and muscles or painful bony lesions
• Relieves headache and migraine
• Induces sleep
• Decrease Stiffness in neck and eye strain
• Reduces the burning sensation in the scalp and other scalp diseases