Janu Basti

Janu Basti

Janu Basti is one of the sub-types of Panchkarma. The word Janu refers to Knees and Basti stands for container or retaining something inside mainly the medicated oil. This procedure is done to strengthen the knee architecture i.e. muscles, and joints, and improvise the functions of the knee joint thereby preventing it from further degenerative changes.

Procedure :

The patient is made to sit in a comfortable position with both legs extended. The mold is fixed on one or both knees and made with the help of kneaded black gram dough of suitable height. Medicated oil of suitable temperature is poured inside the prepared wall and retained for about 30-40 minutes. The warmth of the oil is maintained throughout the procedure. At the end of the procedure, the dough is removed, and a gentle massage is given over the area. The person is made to take a rest for a while.

Benefits :

  1. Relief from knee pain.
  2. Knee bursitis
  3. Improvement in the movement of knee joints.
  4. Reduction in the swelling.
  5. Increased weight-bearing capacity

Indications :

  1. Osteoarthritis.
  2. Subluxation of knee joint.
  3. Rheumatism.
  4. Knee pain.
  5. Ligament tear.



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Disclaimer : Sandeep Kumar and Anupam Vasudeva are not GP, they have Ayurveda medical degree from India where it is considered equal to any other medical degree. This qualification is recognized in Australia by vetassess governing body as Complementary Health Therapists. Life Line Ayurvedic Herbal Clinic does not claim to cure a disease or terminal illness and does not create any unreasonable expectation of beneficial treatment. Ayurvedic medicines and treatments are generally considered to be safe but rarely may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases. We recommend seeking urgent medical attention in the case of an adverse reaction. This website provides you with information. You must contact your Ayurvedic or another health professional before you apply them. Read More