Sinusitis

Sinusitis refers to an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the Para nasal sinuses. It is often a result of a common cold, influenza and other general infections. Germs sometimes find their way into these sinuses on either side of the nasal passage leading to health problems. In Ayurveda it means that kapha is vitiated in most of the cases.

Symptoms

Recurrent common cold is the first stage of these disease followed by below symptoms.

  • Excessive or constant sneezing
  • Running Nose.
  • Blockage of Nostrils.
  • Headache usually felt in forehead and just below the eyes.
  • Low-grade fever.
  • Lack of appetite.
  • Difficulty in breathing.
  • Heaviness in the Head

Root Causes

  •  Increase of kapha in the body
  • Infection caused after catching cold, allergy due to dust , pollen damp and cold weather.

Useful Herbs

  • Tulsi (ocimum santum)
  • Kantakari(solanum xanthocarpum)
  • Vasaka(Adhatoda vasica)

Ayurvedic Supplements

  • Sadbindu Taila          
  • Godanti Bhasma       
  • Kapha Tea                  

 

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