Ayurvedic Line of Treatment
Lepa – medicated cream is applied on the affected area.
Shirolepa - Shiro means head and lepa means external application of paste. Shirolepa therapy includes application of beneficial natural herbs paste in an individual’s scalp. On the day of session, medicated oil is applied both over the body and head. It is followed by the application of paste in the scalp region. Then, the patient’s head is covered and tied with certain medicinal leaves to allow infiltration of the herbs’ properties in an individual’s scalp.
Kavala graha - It is way of natural oil pulling technique which is highly aimed to draw out toxins from your body as well as it helps to improve your dental and overall health. It involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth on an empty stomach for around 20 -30 minutes.
Kashaya Seka – It is done post to abhyangam massage session. It is much similar to Shirodhara session. In this treatment module, a stream of warm herbal water is allowed to stay on an individual’s body for approximately 30 minutes.
Nasyam Treatment- Nasya is the practice of lubricating the nasal passages with special herbalized oil referred to as Nasya oil.In this treatment module, Ayurvedic medicated oils and powders are administered through the nostrils of an individual. It helps in eliminating the toxins from the head and neck region as well as removes any obstructions present in nasal passages
Swedana – It is a sweating therapy that is induced to restore back our cell metabolism as well as to flush out our accumulated body toxins.
- Bashpa Sweda - It is a steaming treatment which is highly recommended after a whole body massage.
- Pinda Sweda – In Pinda sweda, the decoctions are generally hot or boiled to a tolerable temperature. Then, the medicaments are tied in a cloth so as to make a bolus. The bolus is gently rubbed over the low back area of the afflicted individual, until sweating begins.
Langhana Processes -It produces lightness in the body is called as Langhana. Drugs which are Light (laghu), Hot (Ushna), Pungent (Tikshna), Clear (Vishada), Dry (Ruksha) , Subtle (Sukshma), Rough (Khara), Spreading (Sara) and Hard (Katina) can produce Langhana effect in the body. Langhana by purification procedures include - Shodhana and Shamana.
Shamana - Warm oil is allowed to flow through the nostrils and the face. Along with the process, neck and head are gently massaged. This helps to clear the passages and these regions are strengthened.
Dhumapana – Herbal Smoking is advised to eliminate the Kapha which has been exaggerated due to the administration of Ghrita and or Ghrita Manda.
Useful Ayurvedic Medications and Herbal Decoctions for Sinusitis
- Dashamula kashayam
- Dashamulakadutrayadi kashayam
- Guggulutiktakam kashayam
- Pathyakshadhatryadi kashayam
- Varanadi kashayam
- Amritottaram kashayam
- Pathyadi Kadha
- Khadiradi Vati
- Vyoshadi Vati
- Kanchanara Guggulu
- Laxmi vilas ras
- Mahalaxmi vilas ras
- Chitrakadi vati
- Tribhuvana kirti ras
- Anandabhirav ras
- Shirastoda vati
- Shirashoolari vajra ras.