Sneezing is an automated act of the body’s defense system to throughout unwanted element in the respiratory path. During sneezing automatically mouth gets closed so that air can be directed through the nose cleaning the respiratory path. If someone is sneezing occasionally it can’t be treated as a disease.
In fact, some kind of irritation in the mucous membrane of the nose results in sneezing. When sneezing becomes repetitive it becomes a concern.
Certain kind of food like curd, banana, ice cream, cold water aggravate this condition. Allergy is often the reason behind repetitive sneezing.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Sneezing:
Haridrakhanda is one of the most prescribed medicine by Ayurvedic doctors worldwide. One teaspoonful of this powder is given to the patient 4 times a day with a cup of hot milk or warm water. A deep inhalation of Shadabindu taila or anu taila is found helpful in treating sneezing.
It is observed that patients suffer from sneezing are also affected by constipation. Agastya Rasayana is a drug of choice to keep the bowl clean in this condition. This can be given 2-3 teaspoonful at bedtime with a cup of warm milk or water.This medicine can be continued even after the sneezing stops to prevent re-occurrence of sneezing.
Diet: All kind of cold things like iced tea, iced water, ice cream, cold drinks are completely prohibited. Curd, Banana, fried things should be avoided. Turmeric, garlic, black pepper, are helpful herbs to get rid of sneezing. 10 cloves of garlic is extremely helpful to treat this disease quickly. If you don’t like the smell of garlic, fry with ghee or butter and have it daily. Take leafy and fibrous vegetables in sufficient quantity to keep constipation away.
Try to avoid head bath especially in cold water. This will have a negative impact on the treatment. Don’t expose the patient to cold air, weather, rain etc.Dust and smoke are harmful to the patient.