|Etymology/ Definition|| उत्तरबस्ति संज्ञा उत्तरमार्गदीयमानतया, किंवा श्रेष्ठगुणतया उत्तरबस्तिः ।|
|Reference||C.Si. 9/50 Chakrapaan`i, A.H.Su.19/77, S.Chi.1/109|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – a small syringe , a urethra injection pipe|
|Implied Meaning||The procedure in which liquid medicine is administered through Uttara Maarga ( urethra in males, vagina in females ) is called Uttara Basti. Also the Basti having best properties and effects is termed as Uttara Basti.|
|Elaboration||This procedure is indicated in both sexes of reproductive age for genitourinary diseases and infertility.|
In male and female genitourinary diseases ( mostly related with bladder, uterus, vagina ), according to Vaagbhat`a, Uttara Basti should be advised after elimination of Dosha with two or three Nirooha Basti .
Due to anatomical differences dimensions of Basti Netra ( canula ) differs in males and females.
In females this procedure is advised in proliferative phase as Garbhaas ` haya Mukha is open during this period ( A. H. Su. 19 / 77 ). But in conditions like prolapsed uterus, Yoniroga ( vaginal disorders ), Menorrhegia etc ., it can be administered in secretory phase also.
|Antonym||Nirooha Basti, Anuvaasana Basti|
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