Ear therapy

In the world of traditional medicine, Ayurveda stands out as a profound system rooted in ancient wisdom. Within this vast tapestry of holistic healing, Karnapuran emerges as a distinctive and intricate therapeutic approach. Let’s embark on a journey to explore the intricacies of Karnapuran Ayurvedic treatment and unravel its potential for fostering well-being.

Introduction to Karnapuran

Karnapuran, an ancient Ayurvedic therapy, is a specialized procedure designed to address various ear-related issues. Rooted in traditional healing practices, Karnapuran involves the gentle pouring of medicated oils or herbal extracts into the ears. This therapeutic process aims to nourish and cleanse the ears, promoting optimal auditory health and overall well-being. Embracing the holistic principles of Ayurveda, Karnapuran offers a natural and personalized approach to alleviate ear discomfort and enhance the balance of vital energies.

Principles of Karnapuran

Karna is known as Ear. When it comes to ear cavity, Ayurveda says it has profound amount of air and space. These two element comes together to form Vata dosha. So, there is Vata dosha predominance in ear canal. So, many ear related problems like less hearing, tinnitus etc. have Vata dosha imbalance. To regulate this Vata dosha and to strengthen ear canal, Ayurveda suggest Karnapuran. Medicinal oil is suggested to use while daily Karnapuran, for control of Vata dosha.

Indications and Contraindication

A. Indications:

  • Earache
  • Tinnitus
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Excess Earwax
  • Overall Ear Health Promotion

B. Contraindications:

  • Active Ear Infections
  • Perforated Eardrums
  • Recent Ear Surgeries
  • Fever or any acute illness

Procedure of Karnapuran 

Karnapurana, an Ayurvedic therapy for ear health, involves a systematic procedure to administer medicated oils into the ears. The process includes:

  1. Patient Positioning: The individual is comfortably positioned with the affected ear facing upwards.
  2. Preparation of the Oil: Medicated oil suitable for the condition is warmed to a comfortable temperature.
  3. Cleaning the Ear: The external ear is gently cleaned to remove any debris.
  4. Administering the Oil: The warmed medicated oil is then slowly poured into the ear canal, allowing it to fill the space adequately.
  5. Retaining the Oil: The patient remains in the same position for a specified duration to allow the oil to penetrate the ear canal.
  6. Draining the Oil: Subsequently, the oil is drained out, and any residual oil is wiped off from the external ear.
  7. Repeat if Necessary: In some cases, the process may be repeated for the other ear or as per the prescribed course.


The benefits of Karnapurana extend beyond alleviating symptoms; they encompass overall health enhancement. Karnapurana offers several benefits:

  • Earwax Management: Helps in the softening and removal of excess earwax, preventing blockages and improving hearing.
  • Improves Hearing: Regular administration of medicated oils can contribute to enhanced auditory function.
  • Alleviates Ear Discomfort: Addresses discomfort, pain, or itching in the ears, providing relief from various ear-related issues.
  • Balances Ear Doshas: Ayurveda suggests that Karnapurana helps balance the doshas (energies) in the ears, promoting overall ear health.
  • Prevents Infections: The antimicrobial properties of certain medicated oils may help prevent ear infections.
  • Nourishes Ear Tissues: The therapeutic oils used in Karnapurana nourish and rejuvenate the ear tissues, promoting their health.
  • Stress Relief: The calming effect of the therapy may contribute to stress relief and relaxation.
  • Supports Mental Well-being: As per Ayurvedic principles, the therapy is believed to have positive effects on mental well-being.
  • Enhances Quality of Sleep: The soothing nature of Karnapurana may contribute to better sleep quality.


    • Karnapurana can be adapted to different age groups, but it’s essential to consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner for personalized recommendations.
    • The timeframe for experiencing results varies based on the individual’s health condition. Some may notice improvements sooner, while others may require a more extended treatment duration.
    • Ayurvedic practitioners often provide dietary guidelines to enhance the effectiveness of Karnapurana. These recommendations may include specific foods to include or avoid.
    • While Karnapurana is generally well-tolerated, individuals may experience mild side effects. Consulting with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner helps manage any potential issues.

Uniqueness of our therapies  

At Arogya Mandir – Shri Siddhanath Ayurvedic Hospital, Miraj, we delve deeply into the ayurvedic examination of each patient. Utilizing noninvasive Ayurvedic diagnostic tools such as Ashtavidha Parikshan and Nadi Parikshan, we precisely determine the pathogenesis of the disease and then prescribe therapies tailored to the specific condition. This approach leads to expedited results.

Our therapies boast the following distinctive features:
– Tranquil and hygienic therapy rooms staffed with trained therapists in a positive environment.
– Selection of appropriate massage oil based on the patient’s Prakruti and the condition of the disease.
– Complimentary Prakruti and Dhatu Sarata examinations before the commencement of therapies.
– Authenticated procedures for each therapy.
– Judicious use of herbal medicines and instruments during the therapy sessions.
– Specialized rooms equipped with all facilities for inpatient care.

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