Uttarbasti is a very famous procedure of Panchakarma used for the treatment of diseases related to urethra in males and urethra and vagina in females.
In Females diseases related to the reproductive system, Menorrhagia, Leucorrhoea, Dysmenorrhea, etc, are also treated by Uttarbasti. Diseases pertaining in the bladder or genitalia regions of females are also treated.
However, in women it is prioritized that Uttarbasti treatment is given between the 4th and the 16th day of the menses. But in case of severity of the disease this treatment can be given at any time.
Diseases such as cause tubal blockage leading to infertility and lower abdominal pain are also cured by this therapy.
In Males Uttarbasti helps in curing any type of urinary problems, prostate enlargement, incontinence of Urine and Cystitis (a urinary bladder infection caused by bacterial infection).
In Uttarbasti therapy medicated oil or herbal decoctions are introduced into the intrauterine cavity or up to the crevice in the case of female and into the urinary bladder in the case of male.
Uttarbasti therapy is not painful. The duration of the therapy depends on the seriousness of the disease. It is strictly advised that Uttarbasti therapy is performed by experienced Ayurvedic practitioners.
In Uttarbasti therapy an expert uses sterilized medicine hence there are no chances of getting infected. This being a day care treatment, a person patient can continue working the same day. However, complete treatment requires few sittings according to the health and it is advised to be followed all the precautions and procedures as advised by the expert.
No hospitalization is required during Uttarbasti therapy.
During the Uttarbasti therapy a person must drink lot of water to keep urine white. It is strictly advised that during the therapy any sexual activities including masturbation must be avoided. Also it must be avoided during the time of healing as advised by the expert. Any urge of urine should neither be ignored nor forced.
Problems that can be cured by Uttarbasti therapy in females are:
Problems that can be cured by Uttarbasti therapy in males are: