Snehana (Oleation therapy) is a part of pre-therapeutic procedure in Panchakarma. It includes external and internal oleation. In internal oleation, panchakarma expert asks for drinking a specific amount of medicated ghee or oil for a specific period. The amount of medicated ghee or oil is gradually increased on daily basis. The course of oleation therapy may take 3 to 7 days. Ayurvedic massage with medicated oils is a part of external oleation. The duration of massage may be 30 to 45minutes according to individual needs and health condition. After Ayurvedic massage, herbal steam bath is also very important.
Kati Vasti is a highly effective treatment for back pain and spinal disorders. The waist area of the body is called Kati. Holding warm ayurvedic oils on the affected areas is calledVasti. Kati Vasti is one of the Snehna-Swedana Treatment in which medicated herbal oil is used for to carry out the process and is very useful in many health conditions. Medicated oil treatment for lower back. This is a special treatment in which warm medicated oil is applied to the lower end of the vertebral region, where it is left for a period of time.
Method of oil pooling: The chosen medicated oil is heated passively. Required quantity of oil (sufficient enough to fill the space within the ring of wet flour) is taken a small bowl. The bowl is kept in the vessel filled with hot water. When the oil gets warm, the bowl is removed. Oil is poured into the compartment (space within the constructed ring of wet flour).
Recycling the oil: Care should be taken to maintain the temperature of the oil in the Kati Vasti pool. The temperature should be kept uniform throughout the procedure (until the procedure is completed). For this to happen, the oil from the pool is removed at regular intervals (leaving some oil in it i.e. oil should not be completely removed) and replaced by warm oil (on the other side, simultaneously oil is passively heated).
THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS for KATI VASTI
Chronic Back pain
Intervertebral disc prolapse
Sprains of muscles around the backbone
Pain due to Osteoarthritis of the back bone
BENEFITS of KATI VASTI
It provides strength to the back muscles and joints and maintains the normal curve of the spine.
It is effective for any kind of back pain or spine related disorders.
It increases blood circulation in the region.
It removes pain related to fractures, dislocation and tumours. etc
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“Treatments often vary in duration and intensity depending on nature of ailments, body constitution and the status of Tridosha of the person.Constitutional approach is an essence of Ayurvedic treatments and treatments may be different for two persons with same illness. Treatment program are planned after consultation with our in-house ayurvedic doctors.”
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