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The Nose Knows


By Dr Bhaswati column Everyday Ayurveda The practice of nasya is considered one of the five great cleansings in Ayurveda, known as the panchakarma. Nasya is used to clean out mucus and toxins that have accumulated in the head and neck, gathering wastes from the crevices of the sinuses, nostrils, nasal cavity, mouth and throat. While there are many options, anu thailam and brahmi...

Smelling Well: Opening the Senses Through the Nose


Everyday Ayurveda by Bhaswati Bhattacharya The practice of nasya is considered one of the five great cleansing works, panchakarma. Nasya is used to clean out mucous and toxins that have accumulated in the head and neck, gathering wastes from the crevices of the sinuses, nostrils, nasal cavity, mouth and throat.  From January to March, there is a natural tendency to...