Benefits of Karan Purana
Our ears are directly affected by winds and air; therefore, the Vata (air) easily settles there, moreover, noise pollution, urban lifestyle, and dry winds result in producing stress on our ears which can also lead to uneasiness and loss of hearing. To prevent and manage this condition, Ayurveda has a great therapy called Karan Purana.
Importance of Karna Purana:
The Panchakarma procedure of administering clarified butter (ghee) or medicated oil in the ears is called Karna Purana. This Ayurvedic procedure is mainly recommended for ear diseases including swimmer’s ear, hearing loss, tinnitus, Meniere’s disease (characterized by main vertigo), and other diseases related to the ears.
The Panchakarma therapy Karan Purana is a complete solution for every ear problem and it’s a unique treatment of Ayurveda. Ayurvedic therapy is especially recommended for ear-related disorders and ensures caring for and curing ear patients.
Synonyms of Karan Purana:
- Karn Purn
- Karna Poorana
Indications of Karan Purana:
The procedure of Karan Purana is mainly prescribed for earache, ear congestion, tinnitus, excess wax, ear blockage, migraine, jaw pain, neck pain, severe headache, vertigo, general body aches, and depression, anxiety, vata disorders (Neurological disorders) and pain disorders.
Different Oils of Karan Purana:
Some of the following medicated oils are beneficial in Karna Purana therapy:
- Bilva Oil
- Nirgundi Oil
- Kshara Tail
- Karna Bindu Oil
- Badhiriya Nashak tail
Main Indications of Bilva oil in Karna Purana:
Bilva oil can be prescribed for the following health conditions:
- Hearing loss
Nirgundi oil can be used in:
In the following mentioned diseases, nirgundi oil can be recommended:
- Ear congestion
- Earwax blockage
- Pus in ears
- Wax removal or excess wax
- Ear infections
- Swimmer’s ear
Main Indications of Kshara Tail (oil) in Karna Purana:
Kshara oil effectively works in:
- Worms in ears
- Earache but with pus discharge
- Ear infection with discharge
- Otitis Media
- Otitis Externa
Main Indications of Karna Bindu Oil (Tail) in Karna Purana:
Due to excess ear wax, if there is a blockage in the ear, then Karna bindu oil is recommended.
Main Indications of Badhiriya Nashak oil in Karna purana:
- Hearing loss
- Swimmer’s ear
- Earwax blockage
- Meniere’s disease
- For Wax removal
- Ear congestion
Method or Procedure of Karan Purana:
The below-mentioned steps are followed in Karna Purana Therapy:
- First of all, do a head massage of the patient for about 20 to 30 minutes before the procedure of Karna Purana. For head massage, Brahmi oil can be used as it provides brilliant results. Head massage ensures efficient absorption of nutrients to the brain region.
- Then ask the patient to lie down in the side-ways parallel position (lateral position).
- As per the prescribed oils and ghee, pour a few drops of medicated lukewarm oil/ghee into the affected area and let the patient stay for about 20-30 minutes in the lateral position, and ask the patient to take a rest for half an hour after this procedure. The same process of Karan Purana is repeated for the other ear. After the completion of Karan Purana, light and slow massage should be given to the outer ear region.
For desired and better results, the Karan Purana procedure should be followed continuously for about a week.
Dosage of Karna Purana Oils:
About 5-15 drops of medicated oils are poured into the ears during Karna Purana therapy, rest varies from patient to patient.
Contraindications of Karna Purana:
The therapy of Karna Purana is contraindicated in the following cases:
- Ear wounds
- If there is any cut in the skin of the ears
- Due to any reason, if there is a rupture in the eardrum
- Any kind of ear injury
Benefits of Karan Purana:
Karan Purana therapy is very beneficial for the ears and can be undertaken for the management of various ear problems. The prescribed oils used for this therapy help in strengthening and nourishing parts of the ear. Regular use of Karan Purana therpy helps in improving the hearing quality and reduces the risk of ear infections. Other than this, the following are the health benefits of Karan Purana:
Ear Infections: Due to various reasons ear infections are caused, for example, due to excessive discharge of ear wax, pollution, unhygienic, bacterial growth, etc. In severe conditions, ear infections may also give rise to pus discharge. The medicated oils used in Karan Purana for managing ear infections have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which help in reducing pain and swelling and managing ear infections.
Hearing Loss and Ear Pain: The medicated oil used in Karan Purana therapy has multiple medicinal properties that work in conditions like tinnitus or tickling in the ears. This therapy reduces the effects of noise pollution and cell phone fatigue which are very common issues nowadays. The medicinal properties of oil clear the ear canal, dislodge impurities and improve the functioning of the ear. In the cases of temporary hearing loss, Karan Purana therapy helped in regaining the sense of hearing and also enhancing hearing quality, but in permanent hearing loss, it might not be helpful.
Ear Blockage: One of the most common causes of ear blockage is an accumulation of ear wax which blocks the outer areas of the ear and results in various symptoms. The Ayurvedic properties of medicated oils help in clearing blocked ear passage and provide nourishment to the acoustic nerves and all parts of the ear namely: the outer ear, eardrum, middle ear, and inner ear.
Migraine and Neck Pains: Our ears are interrelated and connected to multiple organs, thus the therapy of Karan Purana indirectly helps in managing problems related to the associated organs and helps in reducing the pains like headaches, and migraine, insomnia, neck pain, jaw pain, etc.
Depression and Anxiety: Due to the hectic lifestyle, stress, depression, anxiety, and stress are very common and are signs of emotional imbalances. The Karan Purana therapy is effectively managing nervous weakness as it calms down the mind and reduces the associated symptoms of nervous weakness and helps in balancing the aggravated Vata dosha.
Nervous Weakness: The medicated oils and ghee used in Karan Purana therapy provide nourishment to the brain through nerves, as the therapy helps in clearing ear blockage which makes it easier for the brain to receive signals. Thus, a person can take multiple health benefits of Karan Purana regarding ear problems as well as nervous disorders.
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