Welcome to Biovatica.Com

All About Ayurveda, Ayurveda Herbs and Indian Ayurveda Home Remedies

Welcome to Biovatica.Com

All About Ayurveda, Ayurveda Herbs and Indian Ayurveda Home Remedies

img

Acupressure treatment for Sinusitis

What are Sinuses?

paranasal sinuses are the spaces filled with air in certain bones of the skull & they are directly related with the nasal cavity through their openings called ostia.

There are 6 paranasal sinuses viz -

1) Maxillary sinus

2) frontal sinus

3) anterior ethmoidal sinuses

4) middle ethmoidal sinuses

5) posterior ethmoidal sinuses

6) sphenoidal sinus

Sinusitis : it is the viral/bacterial infection of paranasal sinuses. the most commonly infected sinus is Maxillary sinus.

causative factors :-

- nasal obstruction

- nasal allergy

- forcible cleaning (blowing) of the nose

- swimming - when water enters the nose forcibly

- dental infection especially of upper molars & premolars

- injury to the sinuses

- chill & exposure

- atmospheric pollution

Symptoms of sinusitis : -

1) discomfort in nose and throat

2) pain in the sinuses

3) nasal discharge initially mucoid (mucus); then purulent (with pus)

4) blocking of the nose

5) nasal voice

6) dry cough

7) epistaxis

8) weakness & fever may occur

9) headache associated with cold; more in the morning.

Acupressure treatment of Sinusitis :

St 1, 6, 7, 45

K 22

LI 4, 20

SI 3, 18

Ex 1, 3

GB 14, 20

GV 13, 14, 20

L7

Sp 6, 10

UB 1

Reflex points for Sinusitis :- Sinus, ileocecal valve, adrenal, lungs, kidneys, cervival vertebrae.

If steam inhalation treatment is done along with acupressure treatment; it will give better results.

---------------------------

 

Disease List