Otitis media means inflammation of middle ear caused by the micro-organism infection . This is most common in childhood, between the age of 6month-3yeras, most of the children will have one or more middle ear infections a up to the age of one year.
Ear infections do not spread from person to person. This infection is most commonly occur in cold season.
Viral or bacterial or fungal infection
Blockage of Eustacian tube due to common cold
- Winter season
- exposure to secondhand smoke
- respiratory tract infection
- cleft palate
- Allergic problem
- Weak immune system
- Some forgain particles
- bottle-feeding while lying down
- Nutrition deficiency
It is divided in to 3 subtypes
- Acute otitis media
- Serous otitis media
- Chronic otitis media
- Ear pain,
Pain and itch in the infected ear
- Hearing problem in the infected ear
- Fluid discharge from the infected ear
According to Ayurveda imbalances of all four doshas causes the ear disease.Due to doshprakopak ahar vihar ,doshas will vitiated .This vitiated doshas goes in to ear cannal leading to disease called as Karnapaka .
When Vata dosha is dominant then it caused thin discharge, dried ear wax, severe pain, tinnitus and deafness.
When Pitta dosha is dominant the there is Yellow discharge, swelling, redness, and tearing
When Kapha dosha is dominant then discharge will be- White and slimy ,and also had complaints like abnormal hearing, itching, stable swelling, and mild pain.
Sannipatataja: Characteristic Vata, Pitta, and Kapha together; the discharge is colored according to the predominant dosha.
Ayurveda involve first line of treatment start with appropriate cleansings. The second course of action is the actual treatment. There are many natural ways for the treatment of such conditions, Ayurveda possesses various route of treatment ns including; herbal formulations, cleansing, Panchkarma and utilization of animal product like Ghee.
As per Ayurveda, Rasa of all the drugs a and Tikta; Tikta Rasa induces cleanness, dryness, and keenness and helps in infection of ear.
– Tulsi swaras
– Neemadi ghan (Azadirachta indica)
1 BALAHADADI THAILAM
2 KAYUNNYADUI THAILAM
3 VACHA LASUNADI THAILAM
4 KSHARA THAILAM
5 KARPURADI THAILAM
6 PATHYASADANGAM KASHAYAM
7 SURASADI CHOORNAM
8 GUGGULUPANCHAPALA CHOORNA
Abhyantar snehapan with medicated ghee in increasing dose fallowed by virechanam.
Pouring of medicated oil in nasal canal