“Janu” means “the knee” and “vasthi” means “pool”. This treatment involves pooling of medicated oil over the knee.
Januvasti helps to prevent degeneration of the knee joint, increases synovial fluid and strengthens the tendons and ligaments of the knee. It reduces knee stiffness and improves flexibility.
- You will be made to lie down with the affected leg extended. A dam will be made around the knee using a special dough. After fixing the dough around the knee, warm oil is poured and is held for around 30- 45 minutes.
- Some of the oil is taken out periodically and heated oil is poured regularly to maintain the temperature.