The procedure of applying heat to the sacral or lumber region by retaining warm medicated oil with oil with in a specially formed frame on this area is popularly know by the kati vasthi.The term vasthi here is a misnomer. Vasthi generally refers to the administration of the medicine through the rectal route by using the specially designed  vasthi instrument. But the kati vasthi does not involve any such procedure rather this is localized from of svedana procedure rather is localized from of svedna procedure .oil is used to apply heat, this is considered as a variety of singdha sveda.

Kati vasth i – In this process specially prepared warm medicated oil is kept over the lower back with herbal pate boundary. It is highly effective in inflammatory conditions. This treatment lasts for 45 minuted to 01 hours and it is good for any type of back pain and spinal disorders. Similar treatment done at chest in heart diseases is called Urovasthi.

A specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the lower back and retained inside on herbal paste boundary. The healing properties of herbal oils used for this treatment, deeply cleanses and enriches the blood, builds and maintains strong muscle and connective tissues and lubricates the joints keeping them flexible and pain free. Recommended in spinal disorders, Relieves pain in sciatica and Inter Vertebral Disc Prolapse (I V D P), Relieves any type of back pain, Stimulates and nourishes nerves relieving pain and numbness

Benefits of Kativasti

  • Lumbar spondylosis.
  • Spondylolisthesis.
  • Disc prolapse.
  • Ankylosing spondilitis.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Sacroileitis.
  • Lumbosacral strain