The nostrils are the entrance to the head and the effect of the drugs administered through the nostrils spreads and alleviates the illness thereby protecting the upper as well as the lower regions of the human body," says Vagbhata ,the great scholar.
The administration of herbal oils,decoctions and powders through the nostrils is called 'Nasya'. The therapy is used not merely as a nasal decongestant but also to cure many serious ailments like loss of consciousness, stupor, insomnia, hysteria, hemiplegia and facial paralysis.
- 1. Headache.
- 2. Insomnia.
- 3. Migraine.
- 4. Hair Loss.
- 5. Hair Gain.
- 6. Memory Loss.
The Nasal oritices are the entrance to the head. The medicines through the nasal routes reaches the arteries of Head, Ears, and throat and expells the impurities. As a result of the localized oleation and sudation done before nasya karma Vasolidation Occurs thereby Increasing blood Circulation to the Brain.
- 1. Ease of breathing.
- 2. Alleviation of headache.
- 3. A feeling of lightness in the head.
- 4. Enhancement of the sensation of smell.
- 5. Improvement in the activity of nervous system.
- 6. Improvement in the acuity of all the senses, especially vision.