Kati Basti - Ayurveda Lumbar Spine Care Therapy

The word Kati -low back & Basti stands for retaining something inside, in this case mainly medicated oil. The procedure of applying heat to the sacral or lumbar region by retaining warm medicated oil within a specially formed frame in this area is popularly known as ‘kati basti’. This is form of giving fomentation to localized area.eic detoxification.

Indications of Kati Basti :

Kati Basti is beneficial in all types of back and spinal problems. Some of them are listed underneath :

  • Backache
  • Backache in women
  • Sciatica, Slip disc
  • Osteoporosis
  • Intervertebral disc protrusion
  • Lumbar Spondylosis
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

What is the Kati Basti Procedure ?

A frame of black gram/white flour paste is made around the lumbo sacral region. Warm medicated oil is poured into this frame. This warm oil heats the sacral region followed by local massage done locally to the region. Local steam or Nadi-Swedana can be done.

Benefits of Kati Basti treatment :

The modern painkillers have many side effects. To avoid the conventional medicines patients can get benefits from the Kati Basti treatment for pain relief. Other benefits are :

  • Relieves the burden of stress and congestion in nerves, bones and muscles of the neck and shoulders and thus relaxing and rejuvenating them
  • Improves flexibility and brings smooth movement.
  • Improves circulation around the neck and shoulder region.
  • Relieves pain and stiffness.

Co Joint TreatmentsAlong with Kati basti In spine Care

At Dr Garje Ayurved Panchakarma Clinic we are doing Pindswed, Patrapottaliswed, Matra Basti, TiktksheerBasti, and Yapan Basti along with Kati Basti treatment for Speciality Spine treatments depending upon medical conditions of patients & diagnosis


20-30min. /Session cont. For 8, 15,21days depending upon medical condition of patient & diagnosis along with co joint rest Panchakarma treatments