Vasti is a special ayurvedic treatment that seeks to flush out toxins from the body. It is a highly effective treatment method and is used to cure various diseases. There are various types of vasti treatment and each one is used for different purposes Urovasti, Kati Vasti, Snehavasti etc.
Urovasti is a hot oil treatment that is used for the alleviation of chest related pains and heart disease, anxiety and muscular pain.
Kati vasti is used generally for back related problems. The part of the back that is to be cured is treated by retaining medicated Warm oil using a dam that is made of medicated dough. The oil is poured in this dam along with herbs and is left there, which rejuvenates the back muscles and ligaments by easing the pain, swelling and tension. This therapy helps in getting relief from acute and chronic back pain, lumbar spondylosis, sciatica, osteoporosis and a prolapsed disc.
It helps in alleviating rheumatoid arthritis,constipation, chronic fever, sexual disorders, kidney stones, common cold, neck pain, cervical pain, migraine, backache, slip disc and many more ailments. It is one of the foremost therapy in Panchakarma treatment.