Basti is described as an enema therapy in which medicated oils or decoction is passed through the rectum to the colon that helps in eliminating the toxins from the rectum region. This treatment has a direct action over the large intestine, which is the main spot of vata dosha, it acts spontaneously.

Basti helps in treating diseases like

  • Kidney diseases
  • Common cold
  • Constipation
  • Sexual disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Distention
  • Backache