Ayurvedic Therapies

Ayurvedic Basti Therapy: Medicated Enema (Vasti)

Ayurvedic basti therapy (vasti).

Basti therapy, also called vasti, is the most important among Ayurveda’s five purification procedures (Panchakarma). In western medicine, enema is mainly given to remove fecal matter from the large intestine. In Ayurveda however, Ayurvedic basti has both preventive and curative perspectives. Let’s take a look. In this article, we’ll cover Ayurvedic …

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