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.
In this therapy, also known as Netra Tarpan, the patient lies on table and medicated ghee or clarified butter is poured into the ring of wall which is placed on top of eyes. The eyes are opened and closed as per practitioner’s instruction.
Improves vision, concentration and mental acuity
Reduces migraine, and headache
Increases the blood circulation and clears the obstructed channels of the eyes
Strengthens the ocular muscles and nerves
Removes wrinkles and dark circle from eyes
The most common symptoms are hazy vision, dry eyes, night blindness, glaucoma, conjunctivitis, heavy eyes, uneasiness and difficulty in opening eyes.
The duration for this therapy ranges anywhere from one to six days depending on the condition of the eyes. Netra Vasti can be used as preventive as well curative therapy. A healthy person can also use this therapy on a regular basis to protect, rejuvenate and nourish the eyes from time to time.
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
Greeva Vasti: The Greeva Vasti treatment is for neck care in which medicated oils are poured over the neck or nape area using wet flour of black gram. Greeva Vasti 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… Read More.
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.