” Nasa hi shiraso dwaram” ( A.H.su.20/1)
Nose is the gateway of head .Medicines administered by this route pervades the head and destroys the diseases.
It is one the panchakarma and also can be done as a Nityakarma as a dunacharya.
Nasya is an excellent ayurvedic treatment for preventing and curing nasal allergies, headache, stiff neck, diseases of ear and throat..it helps to cleanse and strengthen the sense organs..it is a useful remedy for urdhav jatrugatroga(diseases above the shoulders)
The Panchakarma encompasses five treatments that can prevent and heal a number of physical, mental and emotional disorders and illnesses.