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Greeva Vasti

Greeva Vasti

Greeva Vasti is a Panchakarma treatment that uses Sweda (sweating) as its mechanism of action. Sweda is a treatment that involves applying heated medicinal oil to the back of the neck, which is then applied to the source of discomfort. This aids in the relief of the impacted areas.

After this operation, the patient receives a light Abhyanga (massage).

Greeva Vasti is performed in the morning if the Kapha dosha is prominent (neck stiffness), in midday if the pitta dosha is dominant (burning sensations or inflammation), and in the evening if the Vata dosha is dominant (pain). Greeva Vasti is usually conducted early in the morning because of these circumstances.

Oils used in Greeva Vasti and Abhyanga massage are:
Long-term Abhyangam practice has a number of advantages that will benefit to cure many health issues, some of which are listed below.

  • Ksheerabala tailam,
  • Mahamasha tailam,
  • Mahanarayana tailam,
  • Kottamchukkadi tailam,
  • Balashwagandhadi tailam,
  • Ashwagandhabalalakshadi tailam,
  • Sahacharadi tailam,
  • Murivenna,
  • Pinda tailam,
  • Tiktaka ghritam, and
  • Til tailam
Greeva Vasti should be performed on an empty stomach because the patient will be lying on his or her back for an extended period of time.

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