Ayurvedic Treatment

Basti

Basti involves the introduction into the rectum of herbal concoctions of sesame oil, and certain herbal preparations in a liquid medium. Basti, is the most effective treatment of vata disorders, although many enemas over a prescribed period of time are usually required.

Indiactions:

  • Constipation
  • Distention
  • chronic fever
  • kidney stones
  • heart pain
  • Backache
  • sciatica
  • other pains in the joints
  • Many other vata disorders such as arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscle spasms and headaches may also be treated with basti.