What is Nasya?
The administration of drugs through the nose is called Nasya. Nasya is particularly useful in urdhvajatrugat disease. It specifically provides strength to the head, nose and neck by improving the functioning of the endocrine glands it works on the whole body . It will prevent premature wrinkling, greying and hair fall.
The speciality of this treatment is that it can be administered both in a healthy, as well as unhealthy people. When a healthy person subjects himself to Panchakarma, it has a preventive, restorative and rejuvenative effect on the body.
Nasya treatment refers to an Ayurvedic therapy that includes instillation of herbal oils, juices or powders through the nasal route. It works specifically on disorders of ear, nose and throat. Nasya is one among the five Panchakarma therapies. It is especially desirable for diseases of parts above the base of the neck; nasal passage being the gateway of the head.
How Does Nasya Treatment Work?
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 centres of brain to overcome specific diseases. Nasya treatment does not cause any serious side effects when performed by an experienced therapist. However, it is recommended to not undergo Nasya After heavy meals or Shirodhara.