Hridaya basti is also called Uro basti. It is a special technique aimed at providing relief to the chest using warm medicated oils or herbal decoctions by pouring on the chest and is kept over the chest for 45 minutes.
Hridaya Basti or Uro basti is retention of the medicated oil on the chest wall. It applies medicated oils in a container of black gram dough built around the chest area. This form of external Basti particularly benefits muscle and rigidity of the chest wall and strengthens the bone tissue in that area. Also strengthens heart muscles.
Specially prepared warm medicated oil (Dhanwantharm oil) is poured over the chest wall and retained inside for 30 to 45 minutes.
This is an effective treatment for asthma, other respiratory problems such as bronchieactasis, and muscular chest pain.