Tinnitus is a ringing noise is heard either in one ear or both the ears or in the head in the absence of any external sound. It is often referred to as “ringing in the ears”, but it differs from person to person because some people hear hissing, roaring, whistling, chirping, or clicking. The ringing can be of different forms. It may be intermittent or constant, it may be with single or multiple tones-and its volume may also differ. In Ayurveda this is known as “Karnanad” hearing different type of sound like flute, mridang, bheri and other musical sound.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Tinnitus:

Tinnitus or Karnanada in Ayurveda is curable disease According to Ayurveda, tinnitus is a symptom of prana vayu disturbance. Prana vayu is a subdivision of vata.


Hallucination is hearing particular sound – as if someone is talking, some animal is making noise, bees are surrounding the person and making sound etc. It is often seen in psychiatric disorders Tinnitus is hearing hissing, buzzing type of noise. It is seen in neurological disorders along with stress, depression etc.


Principle treatment of Tinitus in Ayurveda is Ghritpanam Rasayanam Avyayama (Nil exercise) Ashirsnanam (avoid headbath) Bramhcharya (avoid sexual activity) very less talking, Snigdhvirechanam (Motion should be clear) Nadi swedan, Pind swedanam, Milk with Ghee (Butter) after dinner, Vasti chikitsa and Shirodhar or shirovasti etc are recomended

Here is a list of ayurvedic preparations which are beneficial in the treatment of tinnitus.

Ashwaganda Powder/capsule or Ashwgandha pak take it regularly with milk .
Bramhi choorna, Vacha choorna, Jatamansi choorna etc.
Sarswat choorna, Jeevanti choorna .
Some other vatshamak chikitsa recomended.


Panchkarma treatment is very effective treatment of tinnitus in india. Astang ayurveda and panchkarma centre recommends to all patients of tinnitus must take panchkarma treatment for best result in tinnitus. Panchkarma treatment of tinnitus in lucknow available at our centre this have include snehpaan abhyangam, swedanam, Nasyam karnpooran, shirodhara/shirovasti and anuvasan vasti, Nirooh vasti and Rasayan chikitsa in Tinnitus done.


Since the cause for this disease is vata dosha, vata balancing food plan is recommended. Hot cereals such as wheat or rice should be taken in breakfast. Also anything that is warm, milky and sweet can be taken in breakfast.Butter and fat should be taken in food. Dry fruits and bitter tasting foods should be avoided. Sweet foods should be considered.The spices which are useful are cinnamon, ginger, cumin, cloves, cardamom. The consumption of nicotine, cocaine or caffeine should be avoided.


Hair oil or any others oil like til tail, Bramhi tail should be used in daily routine. The body should be massaged with sesame oil and hot water bath should be taken after that one should not walk or travel in excess cold climate. Watching excess television and excess use of computers should be avoided. One should not sleep near an electrical outlet too much exposure to loud noise, music speakers and things which involve sounds with high frequency should be avoided. Anything that helps to increase blood circulation is beneficial. Pranayam and yoga may helps to improve your energy level and rejuvenates your damage cells for proper work.