Upanaham is a part of swedam in panchakarma treatment in ayurveda. There are some diseases which need external application of medicines. Medicated oil is applied over the affected are. A herbal paste, as per the instruction of the physician, is made and then applied over it. Herbal leaves are placed over the paste and with the help of cotton cloth it is bandaged. After a particular period of time it is removed and washed with lukewarm water. The treatment helps in reliving pain and found effective in osteo arthritis, localized pain and swelling. The main benefits of upanaham treatment are effective in bursitis and certain swellings in joints associated with pain and restricted movements. This treatment is beneficial for heel pain. Generally the time period of this procedure is 12 hours but may vary according to the conditions of the individual. Basically upanaham is a lepanam treatment. As per the direction and conditions of the patient, upanaham is done in a course like 7 days, 14 days etc. Kottomchukkadi choornam, upanaha choornam, nagaradi choornam, Gruhadhoomadi lepachoornam etc. are some of the herbal powders used for upanaham. Sahacharadi tailam, Chinchadi tailam, kottamchukkadi tailam, narayana tailam etc. are the oils used for this treatment. Medicated oil is used for the treatment is depend on the conditions of the individual.
The origin of Ayurveda is in India. Kerala place an important role in Ayurveda treatment in India. In Kerala, Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur providing a major contribution to Ayurveda treatments. One of the specialty of Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur is, Upanaham treatment is providing in the best quality and in a traditional way and it is the best treatment center in Thrissur for Upanaham. In Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur, Upanaham treatment is done by well trained therapist. In Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur, Upanaham is prepared under the supervision of Ayursopanam physicians for maintaining the quality and tradition of the treatment.