Janu Vasti: the knee pain treatment



Janu Vasti and its Benefits

Janu Vasti is an Ayurvedic treatment that provides a simple and high effective relief to knee pain. This treatment is especially potent to the keen pain caused by Osteo Arthritis. This relieves stiffness and pain and help easing the movements at the knee joints. This also strengthens the muscles, joint and the surrounding soft tissues; provides improvement in the circulation and enabling the patient resuming back to their daily activities and work.

How Janu Vasti is done?

This procedure is a simplistic one, in which, a compartment of black gram powder or flour is constructed around the keen joint that is under pain, keep it in position and adhere with the same flour. As the prescribed by the doctor, the medicated oil made lukewarm to suit the condition and then poured into the compartment. The duration of this procedure is between 30 and 40 minutes. After the duration time of the therapy is over, both flour and the oil is removed from the contact. The physician’s choice in relation to the procedure shall be followed by fomentation of hot water or at Patra Pinda Sweda (the medicinal plants’ leaves are tied in a cloth in the bolus form followed by heating of the leaves to tolerable heat on stove with the use of a pan applicable to the painful part) is given. This provides relief in astonishing proportion for those with Osteo Arthritis or suffering from Knee Pain Arthritis. This works miraculously with the two kinds of arthritis mentioned and the ones that have not been under control for days and months. The duration of this course is usually 5 to 7 days or as prescribed. They may be repeated with short intervals especially to the ones having repetitive pains in the joints so that there is sustained and constant effect.

Where Janu Vasti should be done?

Janu Vasti is most effective in the conditions of Osteo Arthritis or Knee Pain of frequent pain or mild to moderate severity. This is a solution to the knee pain occurring because of walking for long distances or standing for a long time. The pain in the joint is another condition where it is effective. The pain will recede in the joints that have occurred because of repetitive and constant strain or stress. Janu Vasti also acts as preventive treatment under such conditions. This helps in avoiding joint related problems and in keeping the joints healthy.

Among all the remedies available for acute or chronic knee pain, Janu Vasti (Janu Basti) is the most popular Ayurvedic therapies. It gives a magical relief from the pain and stiffness associated with knee pain. In many cases Jaanu Vasti provides a long standing relief. Ayurveda offers the best time tested remedies for knee pain related to osteoarthritis and other related painful conditions.

The most common ailment is Osteo-arthritis (OA). The management of any disease of the Knee is unique in Ayurveda. One of the most effective treatment in reliving the pain and rejuvenating the joint is JANU BASTI. A procedure which involves warm herbal oil stagnated over the affected Knee for 30 minutes followed by a skillful massage and fomentation. Benefits - Pain relief, relaxation of muscles, increase in circulation in the area, lubrication of the joint, improvement in mobility and flexibility.