Njavarakizhi also known as Shashtikashali Pinda Swedana. Njavara in Malayalam stands for the rice that grows in 60 days; Kizhi stands for“pouch”.

Njavarakizhi is a massage therapy used in Ayurveda to tone and strengthen the muscles and enhance nerve conductivity by pacifying vata dosha.The body is massaged with small cotton cloth pouches filled with cooked Njavara rice. The boluses are dipped in the herbal decoction made in cow’s milk and then applied all over the body to induce sudation (sweat).

Duration: 15 min – 60 min


It helps pacify vitiated Vata Dosha that may cause several musculoskeletal problems

Highly effective in AVN (Avascular Necrosis).

Neurological conditions after CVA (Cerebrovascular accidents), Muscle wasting, Spasticity

Reduces Numbness or pain in the affected muscles, muscle weakness, involuntary spasms or twitches.

It helps to revitalize the sensory and motor functions

It improves skin texture and muscle tone