It is used in oil nose drops. Such nasal instillation in Ayurveda is called “Nasya”. The number of drops depends on disease condition and dosha disbalance. Anu tail balances all three doshas (“tridosha”).
Indications: influenza, common cold, allergic rhinitis, pharyngitis, vocal problems, sinusitis, migraine, cerebrovascular insufficiency, nasal bleedings, paranasal tumors.
Content: jivanti, devadaru, twak, gopi, daruharidra, madhuka, musta, agaru, shatavari, kamala, bilva, utpala, brihati, kantakari, shalaparni, prishnaparni, vidanga, ela, renuka, sesame oil.
Dosage: 4-6 drops in every nostril. Warm the paranasal area with warm towel to boost the effect. It is recommended to warm the oil before instillation. Best time for instillation is morning and before going to sleep.
Side effects: none, if used properly.