Greeva vasti is one of the parts of panchakarma in ayurveda treatment. ‘Greeva’ refers to the neck region thus it is the procedure in which the medicated oil is retained in the neck region for a certain period of time. The completely sealed wall boundary is made with the paste of black gram powder or wheat powder in the greeva (nape of neck) region. The medicated oil is heated till it becomes lukewarm. This lukewarm medicated oil is then poured in to the space inside the walled boundary in a constant and continuous stream. It is retained there for a particular period of time. The medicated oil is soaked up, heated to become lukewarm and poured back again by adding fresh oil in it. This repeated during the whole procedure. The therapy improves circulation, muscle and connective tissue strength, lubricates the joints and promotes its flexibility. Greeva alleviates cervical spondylitis, stiff neck, sore muscles, upper back aches etc. The duration of the treatment varies from 30 to 40 minutes depending up on the condition of the individual. This treatment is done for a particular period like seven days, 14 days etc.
Dhanwantaram tailam, kottomchukkadi tailam, sahacharadi tailam,murivenna etc. are some of the medicated oils used for greeva vasti. The ayurveda oil is selected depending up on the conditions of the patient or instructions from the physician.
Benefits of greeva vasti are good for cervical spondylitis, stiff neck, sore muscles, neck pain etc.
Kerala place an important role in Ayurveda in India. In Kerala, Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur providing a major contribution to Ayurveda treatments. One of the specialty of Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur is, Greeva vasti treatment is providing in the best quality and in a traditional way and it is the best treatment center in Thrissur for Greeva vasti. In Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur, Greeva vasti treatment is done by well trained therapist. In Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur, Greeva vasti is prepared under the supervision of Ayursopanam physicians for maintaining the quality and tradition of the treatment.