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Ayurvedic Treatment of Dust Allergy 

Dust mites are nasty nanoscopic bugs which breed in the dust and humidity in your home. They are found in dust-laden places as well as on carpets, pillows, cushions, curtains, mattresses, beddings, sofas, etc where skin is shed from the bodies and heads of people. Dust mites feed on to these dead skin cells! Scary enough…..right? They are not at all healthy for your body. Their faeces and dead body consists of a protein which can reduce your immunity causing diversified allergies.

 

What is Dust Allergy?

Dust allergy is the congestion of nose due to inhalation of dust particles. When dust particles laden with dust mites enter your nasal cavity, they cause allergy to your nasal mucosa. It is characterized by persistent sneezing, blocked or stuffy nose, red or watery eyes, itchy throat, coughing, falling of secretions into the throat, facial and nasal congestion.  

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Symptoms 

 

The patient experiences one or more of these symptoms:

  1. Rubbing of eyes 
  2. Itchy, red and watery eyes
  3. Repetitive sneezing
  4. Congestion of nasal and facial area
  5. Stuffy, watery or blocked nose
  6. Post nasal drip i.e. falling of phlegm from nose into throat
  7. Irritation in throat or coughing

 

In severe cases of dust allergy, you may experience:

  1. Difficulty in breathing
  2. Wheezes in chest 

Most Common Allergens Which Cause Dust Allergy

  1. Dust mites and cockroaches
  2. During paddy and harvesting season, there is maximal dust pollution with suspension of rice husk and wheat thresh in the air.
  3. Dust particles while brooming and dust from old cupboards, newspapers, curtains, mattresses, beddings, cushions and so on.
  4. Pollen from flowers
  5. Pollution particles suspended in the air
  6. Smog from stubble burning
  7. Pet dander especially pet dogs and cats
  8. Mold spores in humid areas like kitchen, bathrooms, basement and uncut grass.
  9. Smoke from industries, cigarettes and burning something.

 

Complications 

 

Untreated dust allergy can cause following complications:

  1. Damage your lung cells making you prone to asthma
  2. If you are an asthmatic patient then it can cause flare-up of asthma due to which you may experience shortness of breath, wheezes in the chest, chest discomfort or tightness in chest.
  3. Prolonged use of antihistamines and decongestants available as pills, liquids or nose sprays reduce the immunity of the body and cause permanent shrinkage of lungs or can furthermore worsen the allergy.

Management of Dust Allergy

 

Certain tips to prevent dust allergy are:

  1. Wear a mask when dusting or going to a pollution prone area.
  2. Always use a clean cloth for dusting.
  3. Dust frequently with a mop and vacuum regularly to prevent accumulation of allergens. 
  4. Swap curtains with blinds.
  5. Remove carpets from the bedrooms.
  6. Always use a dehumidifier or air conditioner for lesser humidity.
  7. Wash beddings and rugs in hot water from time to time. Put them on high heat for drying.
  8. Pillows stuffed with synthetic fibers should be used.
  9. Wash stuffed toys often and keep them off the bed. 

  

Ayurvedic Perspective of Dust Allergy

 

In ancient Ayurvedic texts, dust allergy is exhibited under the category of Dusht Pratishay which is an imbalance between the Pitta and Kapha Doshas. While treating a patient suffering from dust allergy, one needs to give due attention to The Ojas i.e. the immunity and the Jatharagni i.e. the digestive fire. The herbal medicines which are usually used in the treatment of dust allergy are Chitrak(Plumbago zeylanica), Haridra(Curcuma longa), Tulsi(Ocimum sanctum), Pippali(Piper longum) and Amla(Phyllanthus emblica).

Research Based Home Remedy Of Dust Allergy

 Put 2-2 drops of Indian breed desi cow ghee in nostrils in the morning only. It prevents dust from entering the nose, thus protecting the nasal mucosa from dust particles for the entire day. Dust is the main culprit. Once it is prevented, dust allergy will be protected. It is called Nasya. It has many more health benefits.

  1. Prevents greying of hair and hair loss.
  2. Delays ageing of face. 

 

Arogyam’s Ayurvedic Treatment of Dust Allergy

 

Doctors of Arogyam are treating dust allergies from the last 20 years. Arogyam is the first Ayurvedic Institution in the world to present research work on dust allergy. We have cured thousands of patients with the rare and medicinal herbs such as Chitrak(Plumbago zeylanica), Haridra(Curcuma longa), Giloy(Tinospora cordifolia), Chavya(PIPER RETROFRACTUM), Shunthi(Zingiber officinale) and Praval Panchamrit ras which do not pose any side effects.

 

To get an accurate solution to dust allergy on the basis of your prakriti(constitution), call us at +9192160 01410 for a free phone consultation with our Ayurvedic experts. You can even get our medicine at your doorstep or visit one of our Ayurvedic clinics.   

Ayurvedic Medicine for Dust Allergy

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