Saffron is very widely used in Ayurveda treatment. Here is a simple and effective Ayurvedic home remedy using saffron and ghee to relieve migraine type of headache.
Home remedy video
What you need –
Saffron – fine powder – 1 small pinch.
Ghee – 1 teaspoon.
Method of preparation
How to prepare?
Add the small pinch of saffron to a teaspoon of ghee and mix thoroughly.
How to use?
This fine mixture of saffron and ghee (clarified butter) is instilled into each nostril early in the morning, on empty stomach. (Nasya treatment)
Better to do a facial massage with plain sesame oil or Maha Narayana taila followed by mild hot fomentation with a towel dipped in hot water over the face, before instilling 2 drops of saffron-ghee into each nostril.
After instilling, it is better not to take bath or food for 20 minutes.
Some people may expel mucus from nostrils after this treatment.
As a measure of precaution, it is better to start with one drop to each nostril.
This remedy can be continued for a period of two weeks.
Better to avoid this remedy during cloudy days.
It is best to take up this home remedy after consulting your Ayurvedic doctor.
कुंकुमं घृत संयुक्तं नस्यं च अर्धशिरोव्यथां नाशयेत् क्षणादेव ।
– भारत भैषज्य रत्नाकर