Janu Sandhi means the knee joint. Janu Basti involves pouring of specially prepared warm herbal oil over the knee.
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What to expect
The oil is retained inside a well created using black gram paste or whole wheat flour.
How it works
The herbal oil used in the procedure restores the lubricating fluid in the joint and maintains integrity of the structures involved in the joint. It also improves the mobility of the knee joints.
Benefits of Janu Basti
Janu Basti treatment is mainly used in pain management in conditions such as osteoarthritis of knee joints, osteoporosis, and arthritis of knee joints and chronic pain of the knee joints. It reduces the pain and stiffness in knee joints and thus helps to improve mobility.
Not recommended (contraindicated) in case of
Janu Basti is not recommended for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.