Thursday, December 5, 2013

Six natural sinus remedies from India

Six natural sinus remedies from India

The Indian Ayurveda is a well-known age-old medicine system that is still in use in the country. The leading ayurvedic drug companies offer a number of ready-to-administer natural sinus remedies. Each remedy contains several herbs and / or minerals.

Agastya Haritaki

Agastya Haritaki, a herbomineral formula from Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan (P) Limited, contains Indian herbs such as beej, kawanch, pushkarmool, shankhapushpi, apmarg, and piplamul.  The formula is used in the treatment of sinusitis and stomach disorders.


Chopra Center Ayurvedic Sinus Soothing kit includes Ayurnas, a tri-doshic oil treatment. The ayurvedic formula Ayurnas relieves post-nasal drip, sinus congestion, and dryness. The product consists of basil, coconut, eucalyptus, lotus, olive, rose, sandalwood, and sesame oils.

Chitraka Hareetaki

Dabur India Limited manufactures Chitraka Hareetaki, an herbal formula for sinusitis. The formula consists of 11 herbs:
  • Cinnamomum tamala
  • Cinnamomum zeylanicum (cinnamon)
  • elettaria cardamomum (cardamom)
  • Embelica officinalis
  • Piper longum
  • Piper nigrum.
  • Pulmbago zeylanica
  • Ten roots
  • Terminalia chebula
  • Tinospora cordifolia
  • Zingiber officinale (ginger)

Dashamool Taila (Vrihat)

Dabur’s external-use oil Dashamool helps in treating sinusitis, headache, and earache. The oil consists of more than twenty herbs and oils, including
  • Adhatoda vasica,
  • Brassica compestris oil,
  • Dolicos lablab,
  • Pluchea lanceolata,
  • Plumbago zeylanica,
  • Saussurea lappa, and
  • Tamarindus indica.

Laxmivilas Ras (Nardiya)

Dabur’s Laxmivilas Ras (Nardiya) provides relief from the sinus disorders. The product contains the following herbs and minerals:
  • Argyres speciosa
  • Asparagus recemosa
  • Barringtonia acutangula
  • Cannabis sativa
  • Cinnamomum camphora
  • Dathura alba
  • Myristica fragrans
  • Pueraria tuberose
  • purified mercury, mica, and sulphur
  • Sida cordifolia
  • Sida varonicaeolia
  • Tribulus terrestris


Septilin, a medicine manufactured by the Himalaya Drug Company, helps in treating chronic sinusitis. The medicine reduces growth of harmful bacteria and inflammation, revives mucosa cells, and expels infection, healing the sinus mucosa.
Septilin has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and antioxidant properties. The formula consists of amalaki (Emblica officinalis), guduchi (Tinospora gulancha), guggulu (Commiphora wightii), yashtimadhu (licorice), and other herbs. The medicine does not have any known side effects.
Although these natural sinus remedies are made from herbs, a prescription from ayurvedic doctor is required.

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