Greeva Vasti

Greeva Vasti: The Greeva Vasti treatment is for neck care due to cervical spondylosisis and other related neck problems. It is noted that the people older than 40 years suffer spondylotic changes very frequently causing this health problem very common among the age group or above. Greeva Vasti treatment process includes medicated oils poured over the neck or nape area using wet flour of black gram. It comes under Panchakarma treatment and operates through Sweda (sweating). After this procedure, a light massage (Abhyanga) is performed. This therapy alleviates neck and upper back conditions like cervical spondylitis, stiffness, pain due to strain etc. Few of the prescribed oils used in Greeva Vasti and in the Abhyanga massage are Ksheerabala tailam, Mahanarayana tailam, Mahamasha tailam, Til tailam.

In this therapy, the patient lies facedown on the table and the affected area is upwards where herbal boundary paste is put to keep medicated oil into that. The medicated oil is slowly poured into the boundary paste and the procedure is repeated as per the requirement for a specific time.

The treatment duration is 35-45 minutes each day for 2-3 weeks, that again varies person to person and the severity of the pain.

The benefits of this therapy include:

Reduced pain
Reduced stiffness
Slows down degenerative conditions
Improves flexibility of cervical spine
Relieves muscle tension
Improves blood circulation

The symptoms include:  Spondylosis, cervical disc lesions, disc prolapse, ankylosing, neck pain, stiff neck, muscle stress and spasm etc.

Nasya: Nasya is a sanskrit word, which denotes ” related to nose”. This therapy is very helpful to treat the heath concerns such as stress, Insomnia, migraines, memory loss, sinusitis and other sinus issues (e.g. post nasal drip etc). Nasya treatment is performed through the nostril in the form of the oil or smoke. The nose is entrance for prana (the life force) and a healthy uncongested breathing is very necessary for entire body and mind. Nasya is very good for treatment of migraine, sinus, and other nose related problems… Read More.

Kati Vasti: The other major treatment is Kati vasti is very helpful to treat health concerns such as Lumbar Spondylosis, Lumbago, Sciatica, Inter vertebral disc prolapses, backache. Kati means lower back which is subjected to a therapy called Vasti (a warm medicated oil used for treatment by placing on top of lumbosacral region). This therapy is a preventive measurement to strengthen & nourish the spine. This therapy also relieves you from stiffens and pain due to physical daily routine job…… Read More.  Click to see the video

Janu Vasti: Janu Vasti, an ayurvedic therapy, means treatment for knee joint where Janu (knee) is given treatment by warm oil called Vasti (warm medicated oil placed over the knee joint). In this therapy a warm, medicated, Dosha-specific oil is placed over the skin of knee joint for a certain amount of time. The oil is kept over a special black gram dough. This therapy has an extremely healing and soothing effect on the skin, joints, bones, muscles, and underlying structures of the knee joint… Read More.

Netra Vasti: Netra Vasti, an ayurvedic therapy, treatment is for eye care where the Netra (eyes) are covered with a pool ring of dough and medicated ghee (clarified butter) into that. The eyes are rimmed with a leak proof ring of dough where medicated ghee (or clarified butter) is slowly poured into these rings. This therapy is effective against a range of eye diseases including glaucoma, night blindness, and also to delay natural degeneration, and to improve vision… Read More.