A sort of traditional ayurvedic treatment with herbal medicines, Sarvanga dhara is effective in curing degenerative diseases such as arthritis, spondylosis and motor neuron diseases. In this treatment a steady stream of medicated herbal oil is poured over the entire body. It is done for about 45-60 minutes in a day, for a period of 7-14 or 21 days. The treatment activates the five energy centers of the spine and thereby raises the energy. This highly rejuvenating treatment prepares the patient to bear the stress and strain of modern life style.