Ayurvedic treatment for Insomnia

Insomnia

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Insomnia

AYURVEDIC TIPS FOR INSOMNIA

Vata shamak chikitsa is recommended.

Biopurificatory measures like abhyanga, shirodhara and nasya karma may be beneficial. Meditation, chanting mantras may help relax body and mind and induce sleep.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

A light diet should be planned in accordance with the basic principles according to dosha and prakruti. Last meal should not occur after sunset.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Proper sleep patterns should be followed. If someone misses sleep, he/she should sleep o=in the day for half of the time missed but on an empty stomach.

Ayurveda further advocates Nasya (nasal administration of drugs) and Murdhni Chikitsa which includes Shiro-abhyanga (massage of head with medicated oil), Shiriseka (pouring of medicine on head), Shiropichu (placing of oil on the anterior fontanel for the particular time ) and Shirobasti for Mana(mental status) and Indriya vikaras (diseases of eye, ear, head and mental disorders). 2

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