Kati Basti with Sahacharadi Taila in the management of sciatica (Gridhrasi)
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Ghridrasi, Sciatica, Abhyanga, Swedana, , Kati Basti,Low backache. Sahacharadi Taila

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Lokendra Solanki, & Rakesh Nayak. (2024). Kati Basti with Sahacharadi Taila in the management of sciatica (Gridhrasi). Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 12(03). Retrieved from https://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/1219


An Ayurvedic treatment method called Kati Basti consists of various acts including SwedanaChikitsa (fomentation therapy) and Bahyasnehana (external oleation). Basti is the name given to it even though it is not injected into the body; instead, it is applied to certain body parts for a predetermined amount of time, along with lubricants and medications. Katibasti (disorders of the lower body) is good in Adhahshakagatavikaras and Kati (back). For lower back stiffness, muscular spasms, and strengthening of the back's bone tissue, this kind of external Basti is quite helpful. Backache is the common term used for trending diseases of today's lifestyle due to the engagement of people in improper postures, one of them is sciatica. About 70% to 80% of people in India report having low back pain, making it one of the most prevalent complaints. The most frequent intervertebral disc prolapse among the many causes of low back pain is referred to as leg, buttock, or hip which frequently outlines the characteristics of Sciatica syndrome . Gridhrasi or sciatica is treated with a variety various techniques found in Ayurveda. Kati Basti is a unique therapeutic method since it is easy to use, safe, and efficient.

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