Nasya

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For the female given name, see Nasya (given name).

Nasya is a kind of Panchakarma treatment for body cleansing a used in Ayurvedic medicine. Administration of drugs by the route of nasal cavity[1] is termed as nasya, nāvana, nasya karma, etcetera are synonymous to nasya.[1] Randomized controlled clinical trials have shown reduction in the signs and symptoms of cervical spondylosis by nasya.[2] Clinical trials of nasya have been carried out[3] for myopia.[4] Pradhamana nasya is used by ayurvedic physicians and have been found useful to treat chronic sinusitis.[5][6]

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  1. ^ a b Samgraha, Ashtanga (2012). "Nasya Vidhi Suthrasthana 29/2". In Sharma, Shivprasad. Ashtanaga Samgraha Indu virachita Sasilekha vyakhyaya samanvita. Varanasi, India: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office. p. 223. ISBN 81-7080-186-9. 
  2. ^ Radhika, C; Kumar, K; Mihirjan, Gvinod (2012). "A randomized controlled clinical trial to assess the efficacy of Nasya in reducing the signs and symptoms of cervical spondylosis". AYU 33 (1): 73–7. doi:10.4103/0974-8520.100316. PMC 3456869. PMID 23049188. 
  3. ^ Das, Banamali; Ganesh, Ravim; Mishra, PK; Bhuyan, Gurucharan (2010). "A study on Apabahuka (frozen shoulder) and its management by Laghumasha taila nasya". AYU 31 (4): 488–94. doi:10.4103/0974-8520.82048. PMC 3202264. PMID 22048545. 
  4. ^ Gupta, Durgeshprasad; Rajagopala, Manjusha; Dhiman, Kartarsingh (2010). "A clinical study on Akshlike itarpana and combination of Akshitarpana with Nasya therapy in Timira with special reference to myopia". AYU 31 (4): 473–7. doi:10.4103/0974-8520.82045. PMC 3202262. PMID 22048542. 
  5. ^ Chaudhari, Varsha; Rajagopala, Manjusha; Mistry, Sejal; Vaghela, DB (2010). "Role of Pradhamana Nasya and Trayodashanga Kwatha in the management of Dushta Pratishyaya with special reference to chronic sinusitis". AYU 31 (3): 325–31. doi:10.4103/0974-8520.77165. PMC 3221066. PMID 22131734. 
  6. ^ Panigrahi, HK (2006). "Efficacy of ayurvedic medicine in the treatment of uncomplicated chronic sinusitis". Ancient science of life 26 (1–2): 6–11. PMC 3335227. PMID 22557218.