Ayurvedic treatment for Sinus is performed by instilling the herbal medication especially the nasaya oils through nasal route. The medications are thought to clear the mucous blockage and give relief from symptoms. Some medications also contain antibacterial herbs that help to cure the bacterial or viral infections.
What is Sinusitis?
Sinusitis is an inflammation of tissues lining the Sinus cavities present in and around the nasal cavity. In healthy conditions the Sinuses are filled with air. However, when the tissue surrounding the Sinus gets inflamed and swollen, the Sinus cavities get filled with fluid. If the fluid gets infected it can result in blockage of the hollow Sinus cavities. The infections can be caused by viruses, bacteria or in some cases fungi. Conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps (small growths in the lining of the nose), etc. can cause Sinusitis.
What Are The Symptoms Of Sinusitis?
Sinusitis symptoms can be acute that last for about 4 weeks or chronic and last for about three months. Sinusitis shows typical symptoms such as running nose, cold that does not improve and headache. A Sinus infection can also cause redness and swelling of eye socket, nose, cheek, or result in headache especially on one side of the head.
The common symptoms of Sinusitis are listed below
- Running Nose
- Swelling of eyes
- Redness and swelling on cheeks
- Sore throat
- Bad breath
- Watering of eyes
- Blocking of nasal passage
- Losing the sense of smell
- Tooth ache
Can Sinus Be Cured?
Sinus blockage can be cured with some nasal decongestants that clear the mucous drainage. If you have severe Sinus infection you may have to see a doctor and stat with some antibiotics to treat the infections.
How Does Ayurveda Treat Sinusitis and Sinus Infections?
As per Ayurvedic theories, Sinus is caused by Kapha Dosha imbalance. Kapha dosha is responsible for maintaining the fluids including the mucous secretion in the body. The excess kapha vata is believed to get stored in the upper respiratory tract and increase the mucous production.
Ayurveda suggests lifestyle chances, and dietary modification along with some special Ayurvedic treatments for managing Sinusitis. Nasyam is the most effective Ayurvedic therapy recommended in treatment of Sinus. Nasyam is a unique and one of the five Detoxification therapies mentioned in Ayurveda that is highly successful in treating Sinusitis.
Why is Nasyam Recommended for Treatment for Sinus?
Nasyam refers to a procedure where the medicated drugs, herbal juices, nasya oils, or herbal powders are administrated through the nostrils. Nasal medication especially the nasya oil described for the treatment of diseases of the parts above the shoulders
Nasyam Ayurvedic treatment provides remedy for congestion, allergies, Sinusitis, headaches, rhinitis and other nasal infections. It cleanses, purifies and strengthens the nasal passages, allowing you to breathe fully and easily again.
How Does Nasyam Work For Treatment Of Sinusitis?
The medicaments administered through the nostrils pervade into the nervous (Brain) and venous system (Blood circulation) present in and around the nostrils. Then they evacuate the morbidity present or distributed in nearby area. Thus it relieves the blockage of the channels and the diseases are cured effectively. Medicated oils/juices/powders stimulate the vital centers of brain to overcome specific diseases.
Who Can Undergo Nasyam For Treatment of Sinus Infections?
People of any age can undergo Nasyam to treat Sinusitis and Sinus infections. However, since the procedure involves instillation of medicated nasya oil in the nose, it should be done carefully and through professional hands. Nasyam is not recommended after heavy meals or after taking Shirodhara.
What are the Benefits of Nasyam for Sinusitis treatment?
- Clears nasal blockages
- strengthens the nasal passages
- Reduces nasal discharges
- Cures infections
- Reduces swelling in the eye and cheeks
- Reduces headache
What is The Cost of Nasyam Treatment for Sinusitis?
Since the Ayurvedic therapies consider an overall lifestyle during treatment, the cost of Nasyam for Sinusitis differs for every individual.
Get relief from nasal Sinusitis with Nasyam