It is a type of swedam (fomentation) that comes under Sa-Agni Snigdha. Swedam means fomentation with the help of Sneha,i.e. Taila, Ghee, Vasa, and Majja.
In this procedure, warm oil is retained at the Kati pradesha,i.e. the sacral and lumbar region within a specific formed frame for a prescribed time. The patient has to lie down in a prone position and the Kati pradesha is encircled with black gram paste for the retention of oil. The warm oil provides a snehana and swedana effect and the herbal ingredients in medicated oil provide a therapeutic effect.
In our Agni Ayurvedic Village, we do kativasti in a traditional way by making the frame with black gram dough and we use oils like Dhanwantharam, Maha Narayanam, etc. according to the decision by our expert panel of physicians. In this new era, most people are in service sector jobs that demand sitting for long hours. This causes stress and spasm in the spine muscles which results pressure on the entire back region. With kativasti, the tension of muscles gets reduced which in turn reduces the stiffness and pain. It also improves the flexibility of the back, nourishes the spinal cord, and promotes strength in the spine.
The procedure of applying heat to the greeva (cervical region) with the help of warm medicated oil is termed as greeva vasti. It has the effect of both oleation and fomentation. This therapy will help relieve muscle stiffness and spasm over the region. The medicated oil will provide a therapeutic effect.
All painful conditions of the cervical region like cervical spondylosis, ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis on the cervical spine etc.
Due to a desktop job most people feel stiffness and pain in the neck region which hampers them from doing their simplest day-to-day activities like holding a pen, carrying a bag,writing, etc. The solution lies in identifying this at the early phase and seeking help through ayurveda and yoga. Agni ayurvedic village incorporates authentic ayurveda and yoga practices for cervical spondylosis, cervical spondylitis,ankylosing spondylitis, etc. Which will also help in strengthening the cervical muscles, relieves the spasm and increases the range of neck movements.
The knee joint is termed "Janu" in ayurveda. Anatomically it is a complex structure consisting of bones, patella, ligaments, tendons, bursae, numerous vessels, nerves, and synovial fluid. Janu vasti is an exclusive ayurvedic treatment for knee joints.
In this modern era, inactive lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits result in obesity, where some people choose to live with it and another set tries to overcome obesity with intensive exercise and an unhealthy diet which in turn exhaust the body. All these are often reflected in the form of joint pain and stiffness, among the joints the knee joint is most affected as it is the weight bearing-joint. In Ayurveda 'Janu Vasti' is the intensive therapy for the knees. It helps in reducing the pathology and nourishes the knee joint.
Osteoporosis of knee joint, osteoarthritis of knee joint, rheumatoid arthritis of the knee joint, post-trauma of the knee joint, osteopenia, post fracture, knee joint ligament tear, meniscus tear, janu soola,janu sandhi vata
In our Agni Ayurvedic Village, our skilled physicians will assess the condition and identify the root cause. Accordingly, they will choose the medicated oil which has to be retained in the 'Janu Pradesha' (knee area) for a specific time at a specific temperature. Januvasti nourishes and strengthens the structures of knee joints, which improves the blood circulation and range of movements of knee joints. It is mostly recommended for people doing long-standing jobs, sports person and women in post-menopausal age. altogether 'Janu Vasti' is an ideal authentic ayurveda therapy for the wise. Agni Ayurvedic Village Mumbai provides you with the best experience of janu vasti.