Ayurvedic Basti involves the introducing of suitable liquids and milk through the perineum to clean or heal the lower part of the body. This procedure restores the balance of the body, it increases weight in emaciated people, decreases weight in the obese, improves vision, controls aging, brings back lustre and strength, and longevity. It relieves constipation, distention, chronic fever, cold, sexual disorders, kidney stones, heart pain, backache, sciatica and other pains in the joints. Basti is most effective for digestive disorders like dry colon, dry rectum condition and the tendency towards constipation resulting from such conditions. It also provides relief in conditions like distention of abdomen, flatulence, spastic colon, dryness of digestive tract observed in chronic fever, etc.