A REVIEW ON CONCEPT BASTI IN AYURVEDA
*Dr. Aiyanna P. P. and Dr. Vishnu Prasad
In Ayurveda Vāta is explained as life and vitality, supporter of the all embodied beings and sustains long life free of disorders. Basti therapy is considered as Ardhachikitsa among all therapeutic measures and some physician accept it as complete therapeutic measures because Basti has a vast field of action. It not only cures Vatika, Pittaja and Kaphaja disorders but also helpful in Dosha Sansarga and Sannipataja disorder. Basti is chosen as a route of administration of the drugs for multiple action, which acts locally on large intestine as well as systematically on the body tissue.
Keywords: Ardhachikitsa, Vatika, Pittaja and Kaphaja.
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