Shalakya tantra one of the eight branches of Ayurveda which deals with management of diseases above the neck such as ear, nose, throat, mouth, eyes and head.


The department has fully equipped state­of­the­art basic diagnostic equipments to carry out ENT tests such as Otoscope .

Mode of treatment (Methodologies Followed):

  • Screening Examinations for Eye and ENT
  • Preventive Care and Management through Ayurveda treatment modalities
  • Patient education and Diet counselling
  • Yoga and meditation

General Treatment Procedures

  • Nasya: Instilling medicated oil/ expressed juice by drops into both nostrils is known as Nasya. This is done especially to clean up the passage and to nourish the organs and improve the nerve system. This also helps to improve complexion and to lifts the face. This is usually carried out at mornings or evenings.
  • Shirodhara: This is one of the major therapies in Ayurveda, carried out in cases of Neurological eye disorders, Head ache, Thyroid dysfunction and many other problems related with hormones. Patient is made lying on a specially designed therapy bed with a forehead band. Medicine (Medicated oil, milk or butter milk or sometimes plain water are used) is kept in a bronze or mud vessel which has a hole on the bottom inserted with a strip of cloth for about 1/4 meter. The medicine is dropped to the forehead continuously for about 45 minutes to one hour.
  • Takradhara: Measured un interrupted flow of medicated buttermilk (Takra)to the forehead on supine position from about 4 angula height(about 4 finger width) for about 45 min to 1 hour. Performed in cases of Pitta origin and in very common in skin diseases.
  • Shirovasti: One of the major therapies in Ayurveda performed generally in Neurological disorders including that of Ear. The medicated gingili oil about 1 litre is placed above the head in a special cap for about 1 hour or until some specified signs are seen.
  • Pinda sweda : sudation given around the ear with using medicinal leaves or powders . carried out in painful ear problems and prior procedure to other main procedures.
  • Karnapoorana : Where medicated oil / expressed juices are instilled into ear for specific time priod . usually one after pinda sweda.
  • karna Dhoopana : medicated fumigation is given to ears , carried in the cases of chronic ear discharge , earache.
  • Kavala/ Gandoosha: where specific medicated oil / kashayam are used for gargling . carried out in oral and throat dissorders.

The symptoms that you see when you should visit us:

  • Do you have any symptoms of blurriness of vision or photophobia or redness of eyes?
  • Do you suffer often from allergic cold, cough or other infections?
  • Do you have symptoms like ringing in the ears or hearing problems?
  • Do you have a sore throat?
  • Are you Diabetic and have vision problems?
  • Are you prone to recurrent infections?
  • Ear disorders ( Hearing problems, vertigo, labyrintis, tinnitus, ear infections and discharge ear wax etc)
  • Nasal disorders ( Deviated nasal septum, Sinusitis, Rhinitis, Snoring problems, nasal allergies and infections, common cold and cough etc)
  • Throat and Oral cavity disorders (tonsillitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis, gingivitis, toothache,stammering, jaw problems etc )
Dr. Rekha T A
Specialization: Ophthalmology, ENT   Degree: BAMS & MD(Shalakya)
12 Years Experience
Mon -Fri 10 to 5 PM ; Sat-Sun 10 to 3 PM
+91-80-28567000, +91-80-32022857
Specialization: ENT & Opthalmology Degree: BAMS,MS
7 Years Experience
Mon-Fri 10 to 5 PM ; Sat-Sun 10 to 3 PM
+91-80-28567000, +91-80-32022857

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