Janu Basti

Janu basti is one of the up karma (sub-type) of Panchakarma. The word janu - knees and Basti stands for container or retaining something inside mainly the medicated oil. This procedure is done in order to strengthen the knee architecture i.e muscles, joints and improvise the functions of knee joint thereby preventing it from further degenerative changes.     It is indicated in the following conditions :  Osteoarthritis of knee joints  Osteoporosis  Arthrosis of knee joints  Chronic pain of the knee joint