I am primarily Vata. I have been using Nasya Oil for about 2 years now. I use it every night before bed. It is calming and it really helps with the dryness I used to experience in my nose. My nose also does not run as much as it used to. Do you know what your dosha is? If not, I invite you to take the Dosha Quiz. It is super easy and it is all confidential. Knowing you dosha will help you to understand your body. Believe me, learning about “me” has made a huge difference in my life.
Ayurvedic medicine (“Ayurveda” for short) is one of the world’s oldest holistic (“whole-body”) healing systems. It was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India. It’s based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit.
What Is Nasya Oil & How to Use It
Nasya is the nasal administration of medicinal herbs, decoctions and oils. Different types of substances are used to treat many various aliments. Nasya oil is an herbal infused oil which is both nurturing and nourishing, and supports the sinus, nose, throat, and head. It is a balancing formula for all doshas, especially vata, and has been traditionally used to lubricate the nasal passages, improve the voice, and support clear vision.The nose is the doorway to the brain, mind and consciousness.
Prana, the vital life force, enters our bodies through the breath. Lubrication of the nasal passages with herbal oil provides subtle moisture to the air we breathe and affects the higher cerebral faculties and sensory organs. It promotes clarity of perception and stimulates memory. Nasya enhances cerebral circulation, restoring and balancing prana in the body.
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