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Ayurvedic Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis

Rhinitis (also known as Allergic rhinitis, purana jukam, hay fever or sneezing) is the common condition which causes woe in many people’s life. In India, about 20-30% of the population suffer from allergic rhinitis. People usually seek allopathic treatment to overcome it. But, sadly there’s no treatment of allergic rhinitis in allopathy so people get fed up and keep on switching between the doctors.


What is Allergic Rhinitis?


Allergic rhinitis is basically hyperaction of nasal membrane/ nasal mucosa when it comes in contact with allergy particles such as dust, pollens, molds, etc. It is characterised by itching in the nose, persistent sneezing and watery discharge from the nose.




The patient experiences one or more of these symptoms:

  1. continuous sneezing
  2. blocked nose
  3. runny or stuffy nose
  4. discharge(phlegm) from the nose or drainage down the throat(post nasal drip)
  5. ringing sounds in the ears
  6. itchy, red and watery eyes
  7. congestion in the cheeks and head


Patients may also experience:

  1. headache
  2. fatigue
  3. reduced sense of smell
  4. wheezes in the chest while breathing 

Connect with Allergy Experts 

Most Common Allergy Particles Which Cause Rhinitis:


  1. Dust mites i.e. extremely tiny bugs that feed off of house dust 
  2. Pollen from flowers i.e. hay fever.
  3. Pollution 
  4. Dust particles from old cupboards, old newspapers, old curtains, while cleaning and so on.
  5. Mold spores in humid areas like kitchen, bathrooms, basement and uncut grass.
  6. Smoke from industries, cigarettes and burning something.
  7. Passive smoking
  8. Smog from stubble burning
  9. Pet dander especially contact with pet dogs and cats


Trigger Factors:


  1. Pollen suspension such as wheat husk and rice thresh in harvesting and paddy season respectively.
  2. High humidity during rainy season.
  3. Moisture-laden clothes, mattresses and other dampened stuff.
  4. Sitting under a fast running fan or AC.
  5. Smoke from cooking in the Kitchen (Tadka).
  6. Coming out from an AC room to a non AC environment.
  7. Perfumes and incense sticks(Agarbatti) which emit strong smells.
  8. Pollution in cities and during Diwali season.
  9. Reaction to certain foods such as yeast, wheat, milk products, fish, etc.



Often, people tend to ignore the symptoms but untreated allergic rhinitis can cause enlisted complications:


  1. Prolonged allergic rhinitis furthermore leads to chest allergy or allergic bronchitis and asthma. According to the Nutritional Healing, America’s #1 Guide to Natural Healing, more than 50% of the asthmatic patients have previous history of nasal allergy.
  2. It can lead to outgrowth of nasal mucosa which forms polyps in the nose. This further obstructs breathing and increases the allergy.
  3. It can cause sinusitis.
  4. Patients become dependent on antibiotics, steroidal inhalers and pumps which reduces their immunity and causes permanent shrinkage of lungs.
  5. It can cause congestion in the ears. This further puts pressure on eardrum and can cause hearing loss or ear infection.
  6. The phlegm or nasal secretions draining into the throat can cause tonsillitis also.


Ayurvedic Perspective of Allergic Rhinitis


In ancient Ayurvedic texts, allergic rhinitis comes under the category of Dusht Pratishay (an imbalance between the Pitta and Kapha Doshas). The Ojas i.e. the immunity and the Jatharagni i.e. the digestive fire should be taken care of while treating a patient suffering from allergic rhinitis.  Chitrak(Plumbago zeylanica), Haridra(Curcuma longa), Tulsi(Ocimum sanctum), Pippali(Piper longum) and Amla(Phyllanthus emblica) are the herbal medicines which are commonly used for the treatment.


Proven Research-Based Home Remedies for Allergic Rhinitis


  1. Put 2-2 drops of Indian breed desi cow ghee in nostrils every morning. If you feel that the ghee is entering your throat then apply with finger. The ghee makes a protective coat in nasal mucosa so the allergy causing particles cannot touch your nasal mucosa. Thus, ghee coat keeps allergies at bay. 
  2. Make a decoction of 2 gm of pure turmeric in a cup of cow’s milk. This prepares the body to fight against allergic rhinitis.
  3. Giloy plant also aids in lessening respiratory ailments. 
  4. Preparations made from Amla and Tulsi are also recommended for patients suffering from allergic rhinitis.
  5. “Pipli Doogdh Paak” is a potent natural home remedy. To prepare this decoction, boil Pipali (piper longum) in 1 cup of cow’s milk and also, add 1 cup of water to it. Let it boil till 1 cup of milk is left. Strain and consume it.
  6. Consume 1 spoon of honey mixed with 1 spoon of ginger juice twice a day for optimal health.
  7. Have 2 gm of liquorice (Mulethi) and mix it with honey or warm water. It is efficacious in healthy functioning of the body.


Arogyam’s Ayurvedic Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis


We focus on treating with herbs such as Chitrak(Plumbago zeylanica), Haritaki(Terminalia chebula), Haridra(Curcuma longa), Pushkarmool(Inula Racemosa) and various Ras Aushadhis like Lakshmi Vilas Ras Nardiya and Shwas Kuthar Ras etc. Ayurvedic Doctors at Arogyam have prepared a special formulation for rhinitis known as “Arogyam For Allergies(U.R.T)”. It is a combination of rare herbs in a specific ratio according to our research work and ancient texts.


You can get this special formulation at your doorstep followed by a free weekly consultation by our Allergy Experts.

Arogyam For Allergies(U.R.T)

(Capsules for Allergic Rhinitis)

Product Description 

Scientific Research papers on this medicine, Arogyam for Allergy have been approved by European Academy of Ayurveda. It is a safe treatment which renders permanent immunity and cures rhinitis effectively from its roots.


2 Capsules – 2 Capsules – 2 Capsules

Morning – Afternoon – Evening

Daily – Daily – Daily 


Chitrak haritaki(Plumbago zeylanica and Terminalia chebula), Haridra Khand(Curcuma amada and sugar) , Laxmi Vilas Ras Nardiya, Praval Panchamrit Rasa Mukta Yukta, Abhrak Bhasma and Pravel Pishti(Coral calcium). 

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