Also known as Uro Basti ; Haridya Basti is one of the most powerful and effective treatments in Ayurveda that aids in the healthy functioning of the heart. The treatment helps to nourish, strengthen and balance the heart functions and rejuvenate the heart area. High blood pressure, palpitation and respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis or wheezing can also be treated with Haridya Basti.
The person would be made to lie on the treatment table, on his back. A leak proof mould, made up of black gram dough, is fixed over the heart region, on the chest. A lukewarm herbal medicated oil prescribed by the Ayurvedic doctors is slowly poured into that mould and let stay. The temperature is maintained by replacing the oil in the mould with warm oil at intervals. After the procedure, the mould is removed and the chest region is massaged gently for the better absorption of the medicine. The treatment duration in 30 minute.