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To Whom and When Errhine is Given and Not Given in Ayurveda

To Whom and When Errhine is Given and Not Given in Ayurveda[edit]

  • Patients suffering from sinusitis, hoarseness of voice hemicrania, migraine, cervical spondylitis, dryness, ear, eye problem, insanity, epilepsy, jaundice, facial paralysis, toothache, lockjaw and insomnia.

Where It Acts

  • Errine drugs act on prana vayu, a type of vata which controls the senses, sensory, motor and also stimulates the central nervous system.
  • Some type of nasya soothes the nervous systems in a comatose patient.
  • Acute nasyas are given to stimulate the nervous system to get immediate consciousness. These drugs trigger the nervous system into activity.

To Whom It Is Not Given[edit]

  • Pregnancy, menstruation, after alcohol, after bath, after food or after thirst, acute fever and bleeding diseases.

Types of Errhine therapy[edit]

Brihmana (nutritional) To whom it is advised a) Cervical spondylosis b) Sooryavarta (migraine) c) Ptosis (drooping of eyelids) d) Loss of smell e) Anxiety and other nervous symptoms f) Paralysis-hemiplegia, facial paralysis

Virechana Nasya (eliminative)

  • It is used in kapha diseases, sinusitis, sinusitis, tumors, cold, epilepsy, insanity and parkinsonism.

Shamana Nasya (sedative)

  • It is used in pitta disorders, hairfalls, karnaada (ringing in the ears) and eyes-conjunctivitis.

Drugs used 1) juice of asparagus root, 2) juice of madhuyasti (gotukola juice), 3) warm milk 4) sneha nasya (oil nasya).

  • Used in vata, pitta and kapha diseases, usually medicated oils are used. Dhamapana-blowing of powder into the nose in an unconsciousness state to get consciousness.

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