Nasya is an Ayurvedic therapy involving steam inhalation, facial massage and nasal application of herbal oil. The membranes in the nasal passages are very delicate and require lubrication to stay healthy, especially in drier climates. Herbal oil lubricates the nasal passages and removes obstructions to allow smooth breathing or flow of prana or qi. Nasya provides gentle detox while nourishing the nasal passage.
It is recommended as preventative care for individuals prone to allergies, respiratory or sinus infections, or anyone exposed to dry, cold or windy climates. Nasya is best done preventatively, and is often suggested in a series of treatments in close succession for maximum benefit. The treatment is customized according to your constitution and health concerns.
Lubricates dry nasal passages
Reduces upper respiratory tract infections & sinus infections
Promotes clarity of mind and concentration
Calms the nervous system
Drains the lymphatic system in the head
Promotes health of the ears, eyes, nose & throat
Removes excess kapha from the body
Nasya treatments are half an hour in duration. A series of daily or weekly treatments may be recommended for best results.
All Ayurvedic therapies are customized according to your constitution and health concerns. It is advised to have an initial naturopathic consultation with Dr. Leena Sripada, ND before proceeding to ayurvedic therapies so that the treatments can be customized according to your needs. To book an appointment for nasya, contact Dr. Leena Sripada, ND