.....The Wellness Retreat
The procedure of applying heat to the local specified area by retaining warm medicated oil with in a specific formed frame on that particular area for certain duration called vasti.
It is an ayurvedic procedure in which outer head is covered by a leather cap keeping hallow inside to keep oil inside it for a certain period in such a way that oil should not leaked out.
It is used to treat disease concern to head, brain and neurological problem such as migraine, chronic headache, depression and throbbing pain in head. It also helpful in lowering stress building immunity against psychosomatic disease.
Quite similar to the kati basti the procedure of applying heat to the Cervical region by retaining warm medicated oil with in a specially formed frame on this region is known by the name greeva vasti.
It deeply cleanses and enriches the blood, builds and maintains the strength of muscles and connective tissues and lubricates the joints keeping them flexible and pain free. Greeva vasti alleviates neck and upper back conditions like cervical spondylosis, stiff neck, pain due to over strain etc.
A specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the lower back and retained inside on herbal paste boundary is called Kati vasti.
The healing properties of herbal oils used for this treatment, deeply cleanses and enriches the blood, builds and maintains strong muscle and connective tissues and lubricates the joints keeping them flexible and pain free. Recommended in spinal disorders, Relieves pain in sciatica and Inter Vertebral Disc Prolapsed (I V D P), Relieves any type of back pain, Stimulates and nourishes nerves relieving pain and numbness. Effective for Lumbar spondylosis, Spondylolisthesis, Disc prolapse. Ankylosing spondilitis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sacroileitis and Lumbosacral strain.
When therapeutic oils are pooled into a compartment of flour (black gram powder) constructed around the painful knee joint it is known as Janu Vasti.
It provides a simple and still very effective relief of knee pain especially that which is caused due to Osteo Arthritis. It relieves pain and stiffness and eases movements at the knee joint. Meanwhile it also strengthens the joint, muscles and soft tissues around, improves circulation and enables you to resume back your work and activities.
A reservoir, made of black gram dough, is built up on the heart area. Warm medicated oil or medicated ghee is kept over the chest for 30 minutes to 45 minutes. The oil is recycled periodically to keep it warm.
The healing properties of herbal oils are used for this treatment enriches the blood and builds and maintains strong muscles and connective tissues at the heart area. It is also a preventive treatment for heart from strokes and other related blocks. This is effective for chronic bronchitis, cough, bronchospasm, costo-chondritis, etc.