snehana

snehana

(snā-han′ă)
In Ayurvedic medicine, having the proper and desirable state of oiliness.
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svedana), causes salivation, and lubrifies the tissues (snehana) according to ancient Ayurveda texts [109].
Anand Joshi, Pratibha Gramann, Rucha Kelkar, Cynthia Copple, Tom Yarema, Namyatha Pathak Gandhi, Devika Deshmukh, Priyatarssini Balamurugen, Kathy Gehleken, Mary Sullivan, Darshan Desai, Rekha Nair, Swati Mohite, Prashanth Acharya, Shanmugamurthy Lakshmanan, and Samarth Rao, will focus on rheumatoid arthritis (ama vata), psychology in autoimmune disorders, building the immune system, ayurvedic samvahana (relaxation) therapy, daily routine, biochemistry of cellular healing, sarcoidosis, and snehana (oleation) therapy in various kinds of autoimmune disorders.
It is an oily sounding word: snehana. It is by this process of snehana that we are moved in the deepest part of our being just as we are deeply moved by love.