It is effective in majority of vata conditions fibromyalgia, back pain, neck pain, slip disc, sciatica, atrophy, arthritis, rheumatic diseases, neurological diseases, gout, diseases of GUT, gynaec problems, infertility etc.
Vasti is Enema Therapy using medicated oils. The colon is where Vata (Air) primarily resides and this procedure revitalizes the lower intestinal tract.
First your body is prepared to undergo the main therapy of Enema. This involves consumption of certain herbal formulations for initial 3-5 days, decided by the Ayurvedic physician.
Post medicine consumption, multiple therapies are advised: like massage, steam, hot poultice massage, etc, all are formulated as per your body type by the Ayurvedic Physician.
Finally on last day, when all toxins have reached the intestines using various therapies, Enema procedure is performed.