- by Dr. Mini Nair
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- Mar 17 2018
Basti ayurvedic enema therapy
Basti is one of the Panchakarma therapy procedures that is mainly used for treatment of Vata dosha disorders. Basti translates to mean bladder which is home to Vata. This treatment uses ayurvedic enema that targets the colon and aids in overcoming vata imbalance.
The herbal enema cleanses the body by eliminating toxins present in the intestine and helps in treatment of ailments. The treatment uses Dashamula tea which is a traditional ayurvedic preparation that uses a 10 root formula to prepare a powerful herbal decoction. The preparation is based on the person’s constitution and imbalance.
These herbs when administered through enema are very effective as it is directly absorbed by the colon. The Dashamula tea is the common form but there are other ways in which this enema can be administered which include the use of special milk, oil, ghee, honey etc.
Benefits of Basti
It aids in the treatment of many Vata dosha imbalance related ailments like:
- Sleep disorders
- Nervous system disorders
- Gas problems
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