What is Prishta Vasti?
Prishta Vasti is a specialized treatment in which warm medicated oil is retained inside an herbal paste boundary over the upper back area.
How it is done?
First the patient is made to lie face down on the Droni or massage table. A rectangular or circular reservoir made of black gram dough is built up on the upper back area. After ensuring that this is leak-proof, a lukewarm medicinal oilis slowly poured into it. The oil and the receptacle are kept on for about half an hour. During that period the oil is kept warm. After that the oil and the dough are both removed and the affected area may be gently massaged with the same oil. The therapy takes 25 minutes to 45 minutes.
What diseases Prishta Vasti helps to cure?
It is highly beneficial in case of Asthma and respiratory distress as well as localised pain in the back. What are the benefits of Prishta Vasti beside direct treatment? The treatment helps to increase the blood circulation, strengthens back muscles and connective tissues.