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Seitz Bath


This is also known as genital bath or Linga Snan.

Requisites: 2 adjacent tubs of water, one hot and one cold
Water temperature: Cold 18–24°C.
Duration: 2–10 minutes.

Procedure:
The patient first sits in the warm water tub, which covers the lower abdomen and hips, with the feet in an adjacent cold water compartment of the special bath. After three minutes, the patient sits in the cold water with the feet in the warm compartment.
Soon after the bath, care should be taken to restore the warmth of the body by undertaking moderate exercise.

Uses:
it powerfully affects the pelvic and abdominal organs. Seitz baths are recommended for painful menstruation, pre-menopausal syndromes and other menstrual problems, cystitis, polyps, painful conditions with broken skin, such as piles or anal fissure.
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