Sepsis in the ear - Kana Pakana

in the initial stage of the disease patient has the symptoms of heaviness in the head, loss of appetite, discharge from the nose and change in the voice. Later on discharge from the nose becomes thick and it sticks in the sinuses of the nose. Loss of smell and taste may also occur.

Simple Preparations

1. 5 g.Ardraka (ginger) fried in ghee, to be taken two times a day.

2. Boil 5 g.Ardraka (fresh ginger) in 250 ml. milk and give douche to the nose with it.

3. Mix 1 to 3 g. powder of equal part of Trikau, root bark of Citraka (leadwort) leaves of Talisa Patra (himalayan silver fir) and Tejapatra (tamal), fruit of Cica (tamarind), Jiraka (cumin), Ela (cardamom), Amlavetasa, Cavya and. Tvak-Dalacini (cinnamon bark) with 5 g. old Gua (jaggery). it is to be taken thrice a day.

Compound Preparations

1. Vyosadi Vai: 2 to 4 Vai, to be taken with 50 ml. warm water twice a day.

2. Maha-Laksmi-Vilasa Rasa: 1 to 2 Vai, to be taken with honey sufficient to make a paste thrice a day.

3. Citraka-Haritaki Avaleha: 12 to 24 g., to be taken with 50 ml. warm water twice a day.

4. Saa-Bindu Taila or Au Taila: instil its 2 to 4 drops in the nose 3 to 4 times a day.


LaghuAhara, warm water, old Sali (red variety of rice), seeds of Kulattha (dolichos bean) and Mudga (phaseolus bean); fruits of Paola (a variety of small cucumber-snake gourd) and Sigru (horse radish); Mulaka (radish), bulb of Rasona (garlic) and Trikau are the useful articles of diet for the patient of PratiSyaya and Pinasa.


Abhisyandi and Guru Dravya, incompatible items of food in diet are harmful for the patient of PratiSyaya and Pinasa. Bath, suppression of calls of nature, sleep in the day and on the floor and anger should be avoided.