Head, Nose and Throat
In Ayurveda, the different types of headache and nasal disorders are managed very effectively. Those who are suffering from Sinusitis, Migraine, Tension Headache, Allergic Rhinitis, Loss of smell, Bad odour in the nose, Nose block, etc., treated by following procedures.
Nasya: It is one among the panchakarma procedure. Here nasal administration of medicine is done according to the patient’s condition.
Kshara Prayoga: Here alkali of specific medicine is applied into the affected area and after a specific time the applied drug is neutralized. Indicated in case of tonsillitis, nasal polyp.
Kavala and Gandoosha: Retention of medicine inside the mouth. Indicated to treat hoarseness of voice, loss of voice, different conditions related to throat, oral cavity, sensitivity of tooth etc.
Other procedures like Shiro Abhyana (Head massage), Shiro Dhara, Shiro Pichu and Shiro Basti are practiced. These procedures mainly indicated in diseases of head and beneficial in treating the patchy hair loss, thinning of hairs and dandruff.