Janu Basti is one of the best Ayurvedic remedies for knee pain. It is useful for reducing stiffness in the knees also. The treatment helps in fighting acute and chronic pain. People who suffer from knee problems must consider this therapy as it helps in healing the knee joint. It is also effective for reducing problems due to osteoarthritis in the knee.
The health and movement of the knee are very important as it helps us in walking properly. It is the knee that bears the weight of the body while walking. Stress and pressure on the knee lead to severe pain and it causes movement difficulties in people. It can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and burning in the knees. Some people have clicking sound on the knee joint. Most knee problems occur due to inflammation and injury. With time, the joints undergo degeneration and it causes knee problems. Janu Basti helps in fighting knee pain and diseases when made with oil massage and bolus fomentation.
The term Janu Basti is made from two words-Janu and Basti. The meaning of Janu is the knee. On the other hand, Basti is the compartment used for holding. This compartment is in the form of a pool that is made from flour. The black gram lentil is ground into a powder and its wet flour is used to make the pool on the affected knee. After this, medicated oil is put in the pool. Warm oil is used for this remedy. The oil is poured on the flour pool placed on the knee for some time. The legs are massaged before doing the Janu Basti and after that, steam is given.
|Duration||45 mins – 1 hrs|
|Cost||800 – 1000 INR ( * depending on the oil used .)|