Ashishveda Ayurvedic Therapy – Grihva Basti


‘Grihva’ means cervical area of the neck. It is a therapy that is used for the health issues of the neck.

What is the procedure of Grihva Basti?

In this procedure, over a particular area of neck, a small shallow well is made either with a plastic mould or with flour. This small well is fixed temporarily on the neck. This shallow well is then filled with warm oil. When oil cools down a small portion of it is removed using a spoon. More warm oil is then filled in. This procedure goes on for about 45minutes.

What is it used for?

Cervical pain
Cervical spondylitis
Any other pain of the neck due to any whiplash or trauma
Loss of balance

What kind of oil or medicines are used in Grihva Basti?

Warm ayurvedic oils are used either on their own or medicated herb oils are used.

How many sessions of Grihva Basti are needed generally?

At Ashishveda Dr Ashish recommends all Ayurvedic therapies in a bundle of at least four sessions. This means to have one therapy per day for four consecutive days.

Safety and contraindications of Grihva Basti

This is fairly safe therapy. It can be used for clients of most ages.

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