Janu Vasti(Back massage)

Janu Vasti or Janu Basti is a specialized ayurveda treatment that is commonly known as ayurvedic treatment to relieve the knee pain bloodletting. It is one of the five toxin-eliminating treatments caused due to arthritis by strengthening the knee that collectively are called muscles and joints. The treatment is performed through panchakarma. In addition to pouring & pooling medicated oils for a fixed time, these 7 duration of time in a therapies are vamana compartment constructed (vomiting), virechana around the knee joints (purgation), nasya (nasal using wet flour of black gram. Retaining the warm medicated oil over the painful knee joint for certain period is known by the name janu vasti. This is a practical modification of snigdha, sweda where warmed sneha is allowed to stand over knee area for a prescribed period of time. It can be used in Janushoola caused by degenerative joint diseases, but contradicted in inflammatory conditions. Janu vasti is proved effective in treating conditions like osteoarthrosis , rheumatoid arthritis, and other painful conditions of the knee.