Conceptual study on Partimarsha Nasya - A Review Article

  • Dr. Nidhi Gupta Post Graduate Scholar, PG Department of Panchkarma, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA.
  • Dr. Kshiteeja Choudhary Ph.D. Scholar, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA.
  • Dr. Gopesh Mangal Associate Professor, PG Department of Panchkarma, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA.
Keywords: Pratimarsh Nasya, Snehana Nasya, Urdhva-jatrugat Vikara

Abstract

In this competitive era, it is a big challenge for a person to maintain healthy life. Ayurveda has described preventive aspects in detail such as Dincharya (daily regimen), Ritucharya (seasonal regimen), Rasayana (rejuvenation) and Yoga (exercise). Apart from these factors related to preventive aspects, some factors like Ritu-Shodhana (~body purification according to season) is also one of the factors. There are five types of Shodhana (body purification) procedures. Nasya is one of them which administered to prevent the disease mainly of organs above the Urdhva Jatrugata (organs above from the jugular notch). Nasya is classified in various ways by different Ayurvedic literatures, all types of Nasya are not only use for curing the diseases but also for prevention. Pratimarsha Nasya is one of important type among them. Pratimarsha Nasya is a special type of Snehana Nasya with low dose and minimal complications. It can be administered daily and even in all the season at morning and evening time. It is given by dipping the finger in the required Sneha then dropping it in each nostril. It can also be administered during rainy season. Acharya Vagbhatta has explained its beneficial effects on various organs. Detail description including indication and contraindication regarding the Pratimarsha Nasya explained in this study.

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Dr. Nidhi Gupta, Dr. Kshiteeja Choudhary, & Dr. Gopesh Mangal. (2020). Conceptual study on Partimarsha Nasya - A Review Article. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 5(04), 367-372. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/999
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