Ayurvedic treatment for Sinusitis-Sinus infections

Sinusitis-Sinus infections

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Sinusitis-Sinus infections

SINUSITIS-SINUS INFECTIONS AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

Basic ayurvedic treatment for sinusitis is directed towards shodhana (Expulsion of toxins) of Pranavaha Strotasa (Respiratory system).2 In addition to that, a combination of ahar or diet, vihar or lifestyle changes, and medicines or aushadhi helps manage the condition effectively.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Ayurveda advises avoidance of Kapha aggravating foods and activities – Cold food, drinks and places, foods which are oily, sweet, sour and salty in taste, heavy to digest foods, etc
  • Take seasonal fruits like pomegranate, orange, sweet orange, papaya, apple, pears etc
  • Avoid milk, sugar, coffee, fried products, refrigerated products, sweets, oily products, dishes prepared with flour, fast food, carbonated drinks, cigarette, chocolates, white flour, liquor, meat, bread, junks etc
  • Garlic and onion as a part of diet
  • Follow Vata-Kapha pacifying diet. They are responsible for accumulation / stagnation of morbidity in the body (sinuses in this case).
  • Eat foods that are neither too hot nor too cold.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Avoid cold water shower or bath, especially head bath, day sleep, excessive sleep, sedentary life.
  • Stay away from Cigarette or tobacco smoke
  • Protect self from air pollutants using a paper/cloth mask etc.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of allergy-immunity-infection-fever and/or sinusitis/sinus infections without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for allergy-immunity-infection-fever and/or sinusitis/sinus infections, you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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