These are localized treatments where herbal oils are retained over certain body parts using dough dams.
Greevabasti (Neck Basti):
Warm herbal oil is poured and retained over the neck region using a dough dam.
Conditions: It’s beneficial for neck pain, stiffness, cervical spondylosis, and related musculoskeletal issues.
Katibasti (Lower Back Basti):
Warm herbal oil is poured and held over the lower back area using a dough dam.
Conditions: Effective for lower back pain, lumbar spondylosis, sciatica, and lumbar disc herniation.
Warm oil is retained over the knee joint by creating a dough dam.
Conditions: Helpful for knee pain, osteoarthritis of the knee, and other knee joint issues.
Nabhi Basti (Navel Basti):
A dough ring is placed over the navel area, and warm oil is poured into it.
Conditions: Used for improving digestion, relieving constipation, promoting abdominal circulation, and addressing digestive disorders.
Hrudbasti (Heart Region Basti):
Warm oil is retained over the heart region using a dough dam.
Conditions: Primarily used for emotional well-being, reducing stress, and improving heart health.
A leather cap is placed on the head, and warm oil is poured into it.
Conditions: Beneficial for neurological disorders, headaches, insomnia, hair problems, and promoting mental relaxation.
A dough dam is created around the eyes, and medicated ghee is poured into it.
Conditions: Used to alleviate eye strain, dryness, irritation, and improve vision. Also beneficial for treating certain eye diseases.