The role of Nasiyam (nasal application) in the treatment of Eraippu noi (bronchial asthma)

Manicka Vasagam, K. and Thomas M, Walter (2008) The role of Nasiyam (nasal application) in the treatment of Eraippu noi (bronchial asthma). Siddha Papers, January 2008.

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In siddha system of medicine references are found in literature regarding two routes of drug administration namely Agamarunthu (Internal medicines) and Puramarunthu (External medicines). They are thirty-two each in number. Allergic rhinitis due to inflammation of bronchial mucous membrane is the major cause for the development of bronchial asthma. Administration of Nasiyam reduces the inflammation in the condition of allergic rhinitis in bronchial asthma. This paper concludes the efficacy of Nasiyam, method of application, its probable mechanism of action and also some siddha formulations of Nasiyam in the treatment of allergic rhinitis in Bronchial asthma.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Siddha, Agamarunthu (Internal medicine), Puramarunthu (External medicine), Nasiyam (Nasal Application), Eraippu Erumal (Bronchial Asthma), Allergic rhinitis.
Subjects:Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Hypersensitivity > Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Bronchial Diseases > Asthma
Anti-Allergic and Respiratory System Agents > Respiratory System Agents > Nasal Decongestants
Investigative Techniques > Drug Administration Routes
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Nose Diseases > Rhinitis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Rhinitis
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases > Nose Diseases > Rhinitis
Therapeutics > Respiratory Therapy
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Phytotherapy
Lipids > Oils > Plant Oils
ID Code:2670
Deposited By:Dr Thomas M Walter
Deposited On:05 March 2008

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