Rhinitis or coryza is upper respiratory ailment. It has many nasal symptoms such as sneezing, congestion, cough, irritation and itching. Although it is very common disease and generally not taken seriously but it directly affects sleep and quality of life. Coryza causes headaches, lethargy, fatigue, sleep disturbance and discomfort.
Here is given some single and compound Ayurvedic medicines that are helpful in management of chronic coryza/Rhinitis or purana zukham.
Sunthi churna/Dry ginger powder
Dosage: 3 gm to be taken with honey, twice a day.
Maricha churna/Black pepper powder
Dosage: 3 gm to be taken with Curd/dahi or Gud.
Laxami Vilas Ras
Dosage: 250 mg to be taken with honey or ghee.
Chitrak Hiratiki Avaleha
Dosage: 12 gm to be taken in the morning and before going to bed with one cup of warm cow's milk.
Dosage: 3 gm to be taken twice with warm water after meals.
Dosage: 1 gm to be taken twice with warm water after meals.