In Basti, Medicated oil or ghee and an herbal decoction is given as enema to clean the colon and increase the muscle tone. Basti is the introduction of herbal decoctions and medicated oils into the colon through the rectum. While it directly affects the colon, it is not a localized or symptomatic treatment. It is removes aggravated Vaayu dosha from the body.
Benefits of Basti
Basti is useful in all the conditions in which Vaayu is directly or indirectly associated. Such as, Chronic constipation, Low back pain, Sciatica, Rheumatism, Gout, Arthritis, Hemiplegia, PCOD, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis , Dystrophy and Atrophy of nerves and muscles, Collagen Vascular Disease and Autonomic disorders.