Dhoom (ayurvedic fumes for head)

Regular practice helps to relive heaviness of head, blocked nose, migraine, ear ache, eye pain, cough, hiccups, breathlessness, throat infections, weak teeth, eye and ear problems, foul odor from nose, halitosis, tooth ache, loss of appetite, lock jaw, spasm in neck, itching , salivation from mouth, bad voice, uvulitis, hair fall ,baldness, sneezing, lethargy, blocked brain, excess sleeping habits.

Dhoom if correctly done following effects are seen-

Heart, throat, and other organs get purified. Lightness in head is felt due to reduction of ‘dosha’.


Healthy person can do it twice a day. Preferably

  • After bath
  • After food
  • After vamana
  • After sneezing
  • After brushing teeth
  • After nasal drop
  • After Anjana
  • After waking up

Dhoom should be done only after 18 years of age.


Each time 3 snuff should be made for 3 times.

A person should always release smoke from mouth only. (Release of smoke from opposite direction may cause weakness of eyesight).

While having Dhoom sit straight, look forward, concentrate on Dhoom, close one nostril and inhale from the other.

Fix the ayurvedic stick into the ‘Dhoom netra’ (pipe) and burn it from other side.

Dhoom netra (pipe)

The length of pipe should be 36 fingers because at this length the force of smoke is less and it does not harm the sense organs.

Contra indication

It is contradicted immediately after purgation and after enema. In bleeding disorders, poisoning , sad, pregnant, tired and unconsciousness, in pitta aggravation, sleepless night, vertigo, thirst, weak persons, after having alcohol, milk, oil, honey, curd, person of vataprakriti’, during anger, head injury, headache, diabetic person.

Anjana (Eye care)

For the protection of eyes ‘Anjana’ should be applied daily after waking up because this has nourishing properties.

If applied regularly vision become clear, eye lashes become thick long and dark.

Method of application

Lift and open the upper eyelid and apply theAnjana on the lower margin of eye lid where the eye lashes are attached.

This drug should not be less, more, thick, thin, strong, soft. It should not be applied to hastily or too slowly. Make sure that hand do not shake while applying and nor the eyes rolls .Do not apply too much pressure while applying

After application close your eyes and roll the eyeballs so that the drug gets spread all over. If there is watering of eyes do not wash immediately, hold until it stops itself. If stopped earlier it may not clear the eyes of ‘dosha’ (toxins).


An Anjana named ‘Souveer’ is used for this purpose.


After food, bath, vomiting, tiring journey, sleepless night, fever and eye infections.


Tri-doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) govern creation, maintenance and destruction of bodily tissues as well as the assimilation and elimination. Each person is born with a unique combination of these doshas which decides their basic/genetic constitution called Prakriti.

The term Prakriti is a Sanskrit word that means, “Nature,” “creativity,” or “the first creation.”

Toilet habits

As and when the urge of defecation or urination comes one should immediately void them.


One should not hold the urge or do some other work at that time because it may cause some disease which may be fatal at times. Detail of which will be discussed later.