Gridhrasi in Ayurveda, sciatic pain is a typical radiating pain in the legs, sciatica is a disease which happen due to the compression in the largest sciatic nerve in the body, is considered to be caused due to impaired digestion. A faulty digestive system causes the accumulation of toxins (ama) that accumulate in the minute channels of the body. Treatment for sciatica consists with digestive herbs that restore proper digestion. Medicated oils may also be applied to soothe the sciatic nerve. Panchakarma, massage therapies can be effective in subsiding the pains of sciatica, by reliving the compression on the sciatic nerve.