The nasal rinsing treatment Nasyam is one of the Panchakarma therapies. Amongst other things, it eliminates pathogenic agents from the entire head area. During this treatment a few drops of a plant-based therapeutic oil or herb extract are trickled into the nasal cavities.
The treatment has a wide range of effects: Nasyam cleans the nose, and frees and stimulates the airways. During nasal rinsing, excess doshas are cleansed from the head region and brain function is enhanced. In addition, blood circulation is invigorated and mental capacities are stimulated.