Considered as the mother of all treatments, it cleanses the accumulated toxins related to all the three doaha, viz. Vata, Pitta and Kapha, especially that related with Vata dosha. Basti is also highly beneficial as a rejuvenating treatment especially in convalescent periods. Medicated oil or ghee and herbal decoction is administered as enema.
This procedure is usually administered for 8, 16 or 30 consecutive days, depending on the medical condition of the person.
This treatment is effective in Neurological disorders, Paraplegia, Hemiplegia, Colitis, Cervical Spondylosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Digestive disorders, Piles, Backache, Sciatica, Hepatomegaly and Splenomegaly, Obesity, Convalescence Sexual Debility and Infertility