Yoga can be used to cure any disease. Every disease can be treated with the help of yoga without any side effects. Sinusitis or respiratory infection is one of the most common diseases which affect millions of people around the globe. Some of the most common symptoms of sinusitis are puffy face, runny nose, watery eyes, bad breath and frequent sneezing.
Yoga asanas can be used to get rid of sinusitis and upper respiratory infection. At the same time yoga kriyas should be prepared before performing asanas to prepare yourself.
To start with, first wash your face with fresh and cold water. This will help in removing mucus from the corners of the eyes and will make you feel fresh and energetic. Now start with neti kriya. For this take some lukewarm saline water, draw it inside from one of the nostrils and let it flow out from the second nostril. This will help in cleaning of nasal area. Now next is tratak which includes staring at an object until water starts coming out of your eyes. In tratak keep looking at objects without blinking your eyes and water will come out of your eyes.
Kapaalbhaati is another very effective yogic kriya to fight sinusitis. In this you have to exhale your breath. Inhalation will be done automatically. This will help in curing watery eyes, pain during sinusitis.
Asanas: After the above mentioned kriyas you can start with various yoga asanas to get more relief from sinusitis and upper respiratory infection. These asana will help in clearing the air passage and will make way for proper flow of liquids from nose and eyes. These asana should be done with eyes closed.
Greev chakker or neck rotation is another very effective asana used to treat sinusitis. Just move user neck from left to right and from right to left. This will give relief from sinusitis. Some of the other asanas which helps in getting rid of sinusitis are hath utthansan, veerbhadraasana and vajrasana.
Pranayam: It is really beneficial to end this course with pranayam. Keep your back straight, eyes closed and relax your body.
All these sequences of kriyas, asanas and pranayam will help in getting rid of sinusitis.