Administration of the medicines through nasal route is known as Nasya .As this is the nearest root, the disease related to head and neck is best treated by this procedure.
Shirovirechana, Shirovireka and Murdhavirechana are the other names of this procedure.
Depending upon the composition of the herbs used in the medication as well as variation in the pharmacological action the Nasya is classified in to Different types.
TYPES OF NASYA KARMA
- NAVANA NASYA
- AVAPIDANA NASYA
- PRATIMARSHA NASYA
- DHMAPANA NASYA
- Prevention of eye diseases
- Prevention of ear diseases
- Prevention of nasal diseases
- Healthy hairs
- Provide strength to the scalp
- Provide happiness
- Improves voice
- Improves senses
- Helpful in curing Rhinitis, sinusitis.
- Delayed aging
- Pleasant oral smell
- Give strength to teeth, head and neck region
- Helpful in grey hairs
30 TO 45 MIN
(Which includes Abhyanga, Swedana, Nasya karma, Dhumapana, Gandusha)
The treatment duration depends on the consulting physician and the severity of the condition.
TREATMENT COURSE DURATION
7 days, 14 days
The treatment course duration depends on the consulting physician and the severity of the condition.
MODE OF ACTION OF NASYA KARMA
Before the Nasya karma sthanika abhyanga (localized sedation) is given which helps in stimulation of vasodilator nerves which are spread out on the superficial surface of face, this increases the blood circulation to the brain
Keeping the head in lowering position and retention of medicine in nasopharynx help in providing sufficient time for local drug absorption
When the nasya dravya are administered through the nasal cavity, the drug gets observed by the passive process across the cell wall directly through the cell membrane as lipid soluble medicine has greater passive absorption.
Then the later Trans version may be carried through capillaries and veins which stimulates Olfactory nerve which is connected with the higher centres of the brain like Limbic system, Basic ganglia and Hypothalamus which intern stimulates endocrine and nervous system.
- Neurological disorders
- ENT and Ophthalmic disorders
- Hair fall
- Hormonal disorders
- Psychological disorders
- Diseases of mouth
- Frozen shoulder
- When bleeding
- Suffering from acute health conditions, infectious disease, and fever.
- Immediately before or right after food or drinking.
During any attacks – heart attacks, asthma attacks, or any pain condition
Fever: As the temperature might increase during the therapy
- Acute Inflammation
- Acute illness
- Extreme fatigue