Nasya therapy is a process wherein the drug is administered through the nostrils. Since nose is the gateway of the head, the therapy is highly effective in curing a number of diseases pertaining to the head, if it is performed systematically. The therapy cleanses and opens the channels of the head, thereby improving the process of oxygenation which has a direct influence on the functioning of brain. The therapy is beneficial if done on a regular basis, because it keeps the eyes, nose and ear healthy. It also prevents the early graying of prior to nasya karma, sneha and sweda should be done to the patients Face, Forehead, Head, Ears and Neck. This prior snehana (oleation) and swedana (sudation or sweating) will help to loosen the adhesive doshas, thereby facilitating the subsequent elimination. After the Purvakarma the patient is asked to lie down in a bed with his hand and legs kept straight. His head is maintained at a lower position by keeping the pillow below the neck. This position will facilitate the direct passage of the drug. Placing the medicine above hot water gently warms it and then it is made to flow in to one nostril, while the other is kept closed the same process is carried out in the other nostril also. For the administration of the drug a pichu (Cotton swab) or nadi (tube) may be used (dropper can be used). The sole, shoulder, neck, ear and palm are gently massaged after the administration of the drug. He must pit out all the impurities and medicine that reach his mouth. The spitting is repeatedly carried out turning to both sides while the patient is lying. Swedakarma (sudation) should be repeated after the nasya treatment.
Diseases Treated Under Nasya Therapy
• Aphonia • Bronchitis • Cataract • Catarrh • Chronic coryza • Diseases of mouth, nose, ear, eye and head • Diseases of the eyelid • Dryness Of The Nose • Facial Paralysis • Frozen Shoulder • Hemi Crania • Hoarseness of voice • Hysteria • Migraine • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinsonism • Seminal disorders • Shoulder pain • Sinus Congestion • Sinusitis • Stammering • Stiffness in the head, neck, teeth and jaw • Tetanus • Tonsillitis • Toothache and other tooth disorders • Uvulitis
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