Uro Vasti is a specialized therapy which is performed for the diseases related to Chest region. The word "Uro" stands for chest region and Vasti means which covers or surrounds. Uro vasti is a procedure where specified medicated oil is retained for a stipulated period in the Uro Region(Chest region). This procedure is unique, which comprises both snehana (oleation) and swedana (sudation) (snehayukta swedana).
- 1. Respiratory disorders.
- 2. Asthma.
- 3. Heavy Smokers.
- 4. Breathlessness.
The therapeutic action of Uro Vasti is depends on the pharmacological Action of the selected medicine. The snehana(oileation) effect, the swedana(sudation) affect, and the maintained temperature during the procedure. The chest is the region of the body located between the neck and the abdominals. This anatomical region helps protect some of the major internal organs of the body, such as the heart and lungs.
When the treatment procedure starts the first organ which will be in contact with the medicine is the skin. Skin is a large, highly complex organ and structurally integrated organ system and the component of the skin are cutaneous membrane associated with hairs, nails and exocrine glands, the cutaneous membrane has two components, superficial epithelium or epidermis and the underlying connective tissue of the dermis.