It is a specialized therapy which is performed for the pain related to Knee joint. The procedure stands same as Kati vasti involves retention of warm thick medicated oil over the Knee region for certain period. A leak proof reservoir of black gram flour is built around the Knee region area and lukewarm medicinal oil around 200-300ml is slowly poured into it. The temperature of oil is maintained throughout the period for better result. This procedure is unique, which comprises both snehana (oleation) and swedana (sudation) (snehayukta swedana)
Januvasti relieves pain, stiffness, swelling and inflammation in the knee joints and legs. It strengthens the knee joints and the related structures, Soothes the nerves supplying the knee joint and the surrounding structures, Enhances blood supply to the knee joint and soft tissues around
Januvasti is very effective in osteoarthritis. It can also be done in conditions like torn meniscus, knee bursitis, patellar tendinitis etc.