Sinusitis / Dushta Pratishyaya is a condition in which your nasal passages and the area around your cheekbones become inflamed and blocked. The blockage can create pressure in your head and soreness or tenderness below the eyes. If mucus can no longer drain properly then breathing becomes difficult. It is more common to have acute sinusitis, which lasts less than four weeks. In chronic sinusitis, the inflammation lasts for about eight to twelve weeks and returns within a short period of time. Ayurvedic treatment for sinusitis offers the best holistic approach to managing and alleviating sinusitis symptoms.

Ayurvedic treatment for sinusitis focuses on providing a long term solution for the disease, which removes the root cause of the disease. The Ayurvedic system explains this condition by an imbalance in kapha dosha. Therefore, in ayurveda, sinusitis is treated by balancing the vitiated doshas, boosting metabolic fire, and eliminating toxins. Ayurvedic medicine for sinus focuses on balancing doshas and promoting overall well-being. Ayurveda can help prevent recurrent sinusitis and reduce dependence on medications and therapies. Incorporating Ayurvedic treatment for sinusitis can bring holistic relief and sustainable healing.

Ayurvedic Therapies for Sinusitis

The use of Ayurvedic medicine for sinus issues, which emphasizes natural remedies and holistic healing approaches. This has helped many individuals who suffer from sinus problems. Some of the therapies include :

Nasyam: Ayurvedic nasal therapy for sinus relief.

Lepanam: Herbal paste application.

Thalam: Herbal oil treatment in scalp.

Vamanam: Controlled vomiting for detoxification.

Neti: Nasal irrigation for congestion relief.

Shirodhara:Oil pouring on forehead for relaxation.

Symptoms of Sinusitis

  • Headache
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Mucus discharge
  • Intense pain in the upper jaw snd ears
  • Toothache
  • Bad breath
  • An increase in swelling around the eyes and cheeks
  • Cough
  • Ear and Nose blockages
  • A loss of taste and smell senses.

Causes of Sinusitis

  1. Consumption of Kapha increasing food
  2. Cold or dusty weather exposure
  3. The consumption of hot or cold foods.
  4. Food items that are dry, oily, or spicy.
  5. Inflammatory reactions caused by dust or pollen

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