சித்த மருத்துவத்தில் ஒற்றடம்
National Institute offers OTTRADAM (Fomentation) therapy. ஒற்றடம் is given to the patients with the complaints of contusion and other swelling it is also used in certain dermatological conditions.
Ottradam is the application of hot or cold packs of substances like medicinal leaves, pulses, cereals husk, lime, brick powder, etc. on or around the affected part, this ‘warm application’ induces fomentation, or sweating which helps to disperse aggravated doshams in the affected area and dilating all body channels for cleansing.