Ayurveda literature considers Snehana & swedana are the prime modalities of chikista in vata vyadhi. Janu basti being an innovative procedure evolved from Shirobasti has been studied with various sneha yogas to conclude remarkable efficacy in the condition of Janu sandhigata vata relates with the disease Osteoarthritis. Even though Janu Pichu too advocates the same principle producing Sthanika Snehana & Swedana effect retaining the oil for stipulated time period, no study has been conducted yet to evaluate the efficacy of the same. So in the current study the main objective was to compare and evaluate the efficacy of Janu basti and Janu Pichu with Murivenna in Janu sandhigata vata. In the present study Janu basti showed significant result in relieving the symptoms of Janu sandhigata vata.
Dr. Raiby P. Paul, Prasanth, D., and Rajashekar, K. N., “Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Janu Basti and Janu Pichu with Murivenna in Janu Sandhigata Vata Aamj”, Anveshana Ayurveda Medical Journal, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 74-77, 2015.