Niruha Basti Blog

What is Niruha Basti?

In contrast to the tonifying nature of the Anuvasana Basti, the complimentary Niruha Basti employs attributes with an emphasis on purification. This water-based enema is typically infused with herbs that are cleansing and pacifying to … More »

Anuvasana Basti Blog

What is Anuvasana Basti?

Within a Panchakarma cleanse, there are two fundamental classifications of Basti: Those that are tonifying, and those that are purifying. Anuvasana Basti is the tonifying variety, composed of unctuous substances and strengthening herbs to facilitate … More »

Basti Therapy Blog

What is Basti? A Look At Ayurvedic Enemas

A major component of Ayurveda’s Panchakarma cleanses, Basti is imperative for the purpose of clearing disease due to Vata Dosha and promoting longevity. Basti, which is an Ayurvedic enema, is a suppository that can be … More »

Blog post - Abhyanga For Doshas

Abhyanga Massage For Each Dosha

Doshic Prescriptions With a deeper understanding of the Abhyanga practice, the massage can be enhanced even further by incorporating Dosha-specific recommendations. By working with the Doshas, an Abhyanga begins to truly become a medicinal practice … More »