This word literally means oral intake of medicated oils or ghee preparations. This is done as a therapeutic procedure and as a preparatory procedure during the body purification therapy. Medicated ghee or oils are given internally, in proportionally increasing quantities, for a period of 8 to 12 days.
This is a fine treatment for digestive disorders like ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome, certain skin diseases like osteoarthritis, psoriasis, chronic constipation and hemorrhoids. Moderate and superior doses of Snehapanam are found to be effective for urinary disorders, diabetes mellitus, gout and epilepsy.

Medicated ghee, eaten in empty stomach, for its first hand therapeutic value, is called Snehapanam.The treatment involves the removal of hard-core toxins and wastes from the body. Snehapanam is one of the excellent preparatory methods before Panchakarma.



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