Pichu is a palliative treatment for managing ailments that affect the head and spine. A long thick layer of cotton wool which soaked in a warm medicated oil is applied over the affected area of the body. In order to keep it warm and therapeutic, the oil is replaced periodically. Being one of the Purvakarma therapies, Pichu is considered an effective treatment for diseases of the cranial nerves arising from Vata disorder. It is particularly good for treating degenerative and painful spinal problems. Pichu is a treatment that promotes mental wellness and controls spinal and nerve problems in the most effective way.