Ayurveda For Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis means allergic inflammation of the nasal membrane. It causes congestion, nose running, sneezing, and itching commonly. It can involve the nose, sinuses, eyes, and ears as well as the throat, and symptoms like earache, burning and watering eyes, headache, etc are common. Though it is not a life-threatening condition it affects the quality of life. Genetics and exposure to certain allergic proteins are the cause of allergic rhinitis. In chronic stages of allergic rhinitis inability to smell properly, post nasal drip, headache, earache, and fatigue are seen.

Ayurveda View

Allergic rhinitis is described in Ayurveda as pratishyaya roga. This is mainly a Kapha disease. The symptoms of pratishyay are sneezing, itchy throat and ears, watering in the eyes, and nasal blockage. According to Ayurveda the proper digestion and elimination of food aids immunity and prevents problems like pratishyay.


Ayurveda treatment basically focuses on immunity boosting and elimination of toxins. The detoxification therapy along with nasal drops is providing very satisfying results.