What is Shiro Basti?

Shiro Basti (vasthi) is the procedure where in the medicated oil is retained on the head for a prescribed period.


What is Shiro Basti used to treat?

  • Dryness of the scalp
  • Itching on the head
  • Head-ache
  • ENT diseases
  • Certain skin conditions of the scalp
  • Burning sensation on the head
  • Diseases of the head
  • Cracking of the skin of the scalp & hair fall
  • Facial paralysis
  • Diseases of the eye due to weakness of nerves
  • Insanity and other mental disorders