One of the main procedures of Panchakarma Chikitsa, Basti Karma concentrates on the elimination of the loosened vata dosha out through the rectum. The treatment involves the introduction of medicinal substances, such as, herbal oils and decoctions in a liquid medium, into the rectum of the person. This is because vata is predominantly located in the colon and bones. Herbal concoctions made of sesame oil are generally used for the purpose. Vata disorders can be effectively cured by Basti karma. Constipation, distention, kidney, backache, pain in the neck region, vomiting and hyper acidity can also be cured by Basti karma. Types of Basti Karma:
This type of treatment is predominantly used to treat arthritic conditions and nervous disorders, obstruction of urine, stools and flatus; amenorrhoea and infertility. Herbal decoction and small amounts of oil are used to treat the ailments. This type of Basti karma is not suitable for malnourished and weak people or those suffering from tuberculosis, ascites, peritonitis, intestinal obstruction, dysentery, diabetes, skin diseases and asthma.
Anuvasan basti is givin in very small quantity basically comprising of oils. Mostly used to treat the people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Ulcerative collitis, muscular dystrophy.It is also performed alternatively with Niruh Basti. basti treatment. Warm oil with small amounts of decoction is used in anuvasan basti. The treatment rejuvenates the body. People suffering from piles, obesity, intestinal worms, anemia and jaundice should stay away from anuvasan basti.
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