Pain Management
Ayurvedic Balms and Steam Inhalation – An effective relief from Sinusitis
July 9, 2024 / 9:27 am
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Ayurvedic balms and steam inhalation are effective natural treatments for relieving sinus issues, such as congestion, headaches, and sinus pressure. These methods leverage the therapeutic properties of natural ingredients to provide relief. Here's a simple guide on how to use them: Ayurvedic Balms Purpose: Ayurvedic balms help in relieving nasal congestion, headaches, and sinus pressure through topical application and inhalation of their vapours. Common Ingredients:

  • Menthol: Provides a cooling sensation and eases congestion.
  • Camphor: Has anti-inflammatory and decongestant properties.
  • Eucalyptus Oil: Acts as a decongestant and helps in clearing nasal passages.
  • Peppermint Oil: Contains menthol, which provides a cooling effect and helps in decongestion.
  Zandu Ayurvedic Balms and Sinus Relief contains eucalyptus oil, menthol, and camphor and many more ayurvedic ingredients that help decongestion and clearing nasal passages. The formulation also helps in providing relief from headache and bodypain. Unlike some popular cold relief balms Zandu Balm is 100% Ayurvedic hence is the safest and most effective remedy. Application Methods:
  1. Chest and Back Application: Apply a small amount on the chest and back to help open up nasal passages and ease breathing.
  2. Forehead and Temples: For sinus headaches, gently massage a small amount on the forehead and temples.
  3. Inhalation: Rub a small amount on the palms, cup them over the nose, and inhale deeply for instant relief.
Steam Inhalation Purpose: Steam inhalation helps to moisten the nasal passages, thin mucus, and relieve sinus congestion. Adding essential oils or herbs enhances the therapeutic effects. Common Ingredients for Steam Inhalation:
  • Eucalyptus Oil: Known for its strong decongestant properties.
  • Peppermint Oil: Provides a cooling effect and helps clear nasal passages.
  • Ginger: Helps in reducing inflammation and congestion.
  • Tulsi (Holy Basil): Known for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
How to Do Steam Inhalation: Basic Method:
  • Boil water and pour it into a large bowl or Steamer.
  • Add a little of Zandu Balm to the steamer.
  • Place your face over the Steamer, cover your head with a towel to trap the steam, and inhale deeply through your nose for 10-15 minutes.
  • After steam inhalation, apply an Ayurvedic balm on your chest, back, forehead, and temples to maintain the decongestant effects and soothe sinus pressure.
  • This combination can provide significant relief from sinus congestion, headaches, and pressure, leveraging the holistic and natural benefits of Ayurveda
Precautions:
  • Keep your eyes closed during steam inhalation to avoid irritation.
  • Keep a safe distance from hot water to avoid burns.
  • Consult with a healthcare provider if you have respiratory conditions like asthma before using steam inhalation.
  • If the sinus persists or becomes chronic, please visit a doctor