In this type of Nasya karma, dry powders (rather than oils) are blown into the nose with the help of a tube. Pradhamana nasya is mainly used to treat kapha types of diseases such as headaches, heaviness in the head, cold, nasal congestion, sticky eyes and hoarseness of voice due to sticky kapha, sinusitis. Chronic diseases such as cervical lymph adenitis and tumors can also be treated by Pradhaman Nasya. Some skin diseases are easily treated by this type of Nasya karma. Epilepsy, drowsiness, Parkinsonism, inflammation of the nasal mucosa, attachment, greed and lust can be effectively treated by the therapy. Powders such as brahmi are traditionally used in this therapy.