VAITARANA BASTI METHOD OF PREPARATION: A CLASSICAL REVIEW
Keywords:Vaitarana Basti, Panchakarma, Basti Chikitsa
In Ayurveda, Basti (medicated enema) is considered as Ardha Chikitsa (half of entire treatment).There are different classification of Basti, and Vaitarana Basti is one among Shodhana Chikitsa in them. There is no reference regarding Vaitarana Basti in Bruhatatrayees, but classical references are available in textbooks like Chakradatta, Vangsena Samhita etc. In Niruharogadhikara 73rd chapter, Basti Karmarogadhikara 90th chapter respectively. Here in this article we have explained method of preparation of Vaitarana Basti along with its action and importance of each ingredient.
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