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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 93-96

Establishment of anatomical pathway for Nasya through dissection

1 Asst. Prof., Shareera rachana, GAC, Nagpur, India
2 PG Scholar, GAC, Nagpur, India
3 Asst. Prof., Kayachikitsa, GAC, Nagpur, India

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Jayashri Mhaisekar
Asst. Prof., Shareera rachana, GAC, Nagpur
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Nasya is one of the Panchakarmatherapies which is used for Shaman, Shodhan and Tarpan. In this procedure medicine is used in different forms like Churna, Taila, Swarasa and it instilled through nasal opening.Nasya is precious therapy for disorders of supraclavicular region. It also plays a significant role in diseases of other systems like conception of pregnancy, Arbuda, Shukravikar, Vandhyatva, etc,. Nasal opening is only way for medicine to reach the brain. This route is used to stimulate Shringatakamarmaso the desired action of the drug can be achieved. The modern concept about the drug administrated through the nasal route states that the drug is absorbed by the olfactory epithelium which stimulates olfactory nerve this stimulation is further carried to hypothalamus. Hypothalamus is a center for complex neuroglandular mechanism and it is responsible for regulation of endocrine system . It regulate temperature, food and water intake and limbic system. Other way of absorption and transportation of drug is through blood circulation. When nasally administered medicine reaches hypothalamus it is capable of producing effects on endocrinal system.

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