What is Lashuna? - Full information, usage, benefits and side effects

What is Lashuna? - Full information, usage, benefits and side effects

Pain in the ear is a very uncomfortable symptom, which may be due to the local causes in the ear or may relate to external causes. The earache may increase on lying down due to increased blood supply to the ear in recumbent position. The general causes of earache are as follows:

(1) Exposure to extreme cold weather.

(2) Exposure to pressure changes during diving or swimming and air travel.

(3) Picking or probing the ear canal.

(4) Improper instrumentation during the examination or treatment of ear.

(5) Exposure to very high-pitched sounds.

(6) Injury to the head especially the temporal bone.

the affected ear. One of the simple formulations for earache used in traditional medicine is mustard oil prepared with garlic

Lashuna (Allium sativum Linn) - Lashuna oil comprises of cloves of garlic heated in mustard oil. Both Lashuna and mustard oil are commonly used drugs almost in every Indian kitchen and are well known for their medicinal properties in the traditional medicine of the Asian region.

Dosage form -
Lukewarm, pungent, yellowish-brown oil.

Therapeutic properties - Fresh garlic is anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, antiviral, and anthelmintic

Indication and use - Earache

Precaution and safety aspects - 

(1) Local application of Lashuna oil is traditionally considered to be safe, but application on inflammatory lesions may produce burning sensation or slight irritation.

(2) While using the oil, it should neither be too hot nor too cold.

(3) The oil instillation should be avoided if there is ear discharge.

(4) If there is no relief within three days, seek medical advice.

Products that contains Lashuna - 

Himalaya Lasuna Tablest 

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