Matra Vasti is a special treatment in traditional Ayurveda for application of medicated oil in the rectum. There are various medical oils used depends on the variety of diseases. Since the colon is the house of Vata application of medicinal oil is the main treatment / brimhana treatment for Vata / the main Panchakarma for Vata disorders.
Low back pain,
Dystrophy and atrophy of nerves and muscle.
In Matra Vasthi, certain Ayurveda oils and herbal extracts are applied through the rectum on a daily basis. Matra Vasti has a lubricating, balancing, nourishing, strengthening and pacifying effect. It also works as rejuvenator, immune-modulator and nutrient and subdues elevated Vata dosha. The treatment lasts for a period of 3 to 7 days.
The oils used are:
Maha masha thaialam
Sathwadi Anuvasana thailam