Hridbasti is a specialised Upkarma of panchakarma used for strengthening of the Heart muscles & then to improve the functioning of the heart. Hridbasti is done by fixing a mould on the chest on left side of the sternum with the help of kneaded black gram dough. This is filled with either siddh Ghrita or the medicated oil or milk.
INDICATIONS:- Heart Failure,Ischemic Heart Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, cardiomyopathy
BENEFITS:- Reduction in chest pain or angina, Improvement in cardiac out put, Better exercise tolerance, Increased capacity of heart, Decreased weakness