Nasya is a process wherein the drug (medicated oils and liquid medicines) is administered through the nostrils. Since a nose is a gateway to the head, the therapy is highly effective in curing a number of diseases pertaining to the head, if it is performed systematically. The therapy cleanses and opens the channels of the head, which has a direct influence on the functioning of the brain. The therapy is beneficial if done on a regular basis because it keeps the eyes, nose, and ear healthy. It also prevents the early greying of hair and beard.
Nasya karma ensures the proper and healthy growth of hair. The therapy enhances the activity of sense organs and protects the person from diseases pertaining to the head (urdhwanga). The early aging process is effectively prevented by the regular administration of Nasya karma.
It is administrated to cure diseases related to head, neck, ear and many other diseases like Skin Diseases, Epilepsy, Chronic catarrh, Headaches, Migraines, Voice constrain, Speech impediments, Paralysis, Seminal disorders, etc.
The medicaments administered through the nostrils pervade into the nervous (Brain) and venous system (Blood circulation) present in and around the nostrils. Then they evacuate the morbidity present or distributed in the nearby area. Thus it relieves the blockage of the channels and the diseases are cured effectively. Medicated oils/juices/powders stimulate the vital centers of the brain to overcome specific diseases. Nasya treatment does not cause any serious side effects when performed by an experienced therapist. However, it is recommended to not undergo Nasya After heavy meals or Shirodhara.