What is Sinus?
Sinuses are hollow air space around the nose. These are mainly located on the forehead known as Frontal Sinus, cheekbones called Maxillary sinus and behind nose bridge that is Sphenoid sinus. The buildup of pressure in these open areas often leads to headaches and infection or inflammation can cause mucus that blocks the passage of the air within the nose.
Sinusitis is the medical condition due to inflamed sinuses, which is again categorized as acute sinusitis and chronic sinusitis. As per Ayurveda main reasons for Sinusitis are as follows
Main reasons for Sinusitis as per Ayurveda
a) Eating things which are cold
b) Drinking too much water even when you are not thirsty
c) Disturbed Udana prana
Udana prana is mainly connected with the upper part of the body that is throat, face and head region. These are mainly responsible for all the sensory activities and functions of the organs and brain.
d) Disturbed Apana prana
Apana prana is mainly responsible for the elimination and is situated below the naval. Main organs controlled by this are small and large intestine, reproductive organs, stomach, liver, pancreas, and spleen.
e) Sleeping during the day time and staying awake during the night time
f) Using pillow
g) Excessive masturbation
How to treat bad sinus?
a) Homemade recipe for sinus relief
Use 10-12 black pepper cones, add 1 tbsp ghee(clarified butter) and add sugar as per taste consume this paste every morning and after consumption one should not drink water for an hour.
b) Jal Neti and Sutra Neti
c) Taking Steam
d) Consuming lukewarm water
e) Consumption of basil and clove tea will help in reducing blockage from the nose
Vastrika – 5 steps inhale and exhale in one single take
- Anulom Vilom for 5 minutes