Basti chikitsa (medicated enema treatment) is considered to be the prime treatment modality among the Panchakarma (five-fold purificatory therapies) in Ayurveda. It is also considered as Ardhachikitsa (half of entire treatments). Niruhabasti (Medicated decoction enema) is one of the types of Bastikarma. In samhitas (Classical texts) there are different opinion about the method of preparation and administration. The present article is an attempt to analyse the principle behind, preparation and administration of Niruhabasti (Medicated decoction enema).
Anandaraman P. V., “A Conceptual Analysis On The Preparation And Administration Of Niruha Bast”, Ayurpharm Int J Ayur Alli Sci, vol. 4, 2015.