Kati Basti is a procedure of applying heat to the sacral or lumber region by retaining warm medicated oils, which are specially formed on that area. The term Basti here is a misnomer. Basti generally refers to the administration of medicine through the rectal route by using the specially designed Basti instrument. However, the Kati Basti does not involve any such procedure; rather it is a localized form of swedana procedure using warm oil is used to apply heat.
A time-honoured intensive treatment highly recommended for relieving fatigue of the upper or lower back.
Kati Basti is a therapeutic application in which warm signature oil is poured into a black gram dough ring and placed on the spot of pain or discomfort. The deep fomentation of the oil radiates through the muscles releasing tension and stiffness.
A light massage with the spa’s therapeutic oil enhances the benefits of this treatment, leading to deep relaxation and comfort.
At least three treatments of Kati Basti are recommended for maximum benefit.
The procedure swedana itself is beneficial in relieving the pain; in addition to this, medicated oil that gets absorbed from the skin has unique therapeutic effects. This procedure is proved to be effective in-