Ayurvedic nasal relief. In Ayurveda, one the oldest systems of medicine in the world, from India, there is an ancient healing practice called nasya, in which oil is inserted straight up into the nostril. BōKU NOSE makes nasya easy to practice and may help support the immune system.
Refreshing and clearing. We’ve infused BōKU Nose with a powerful probiotic which may help to flush out sinus infections, or prevent them in the first place.
The BōKU Standard. BōKU Nose is made with top quality naturally-sourced ayurvedic herbs and oils.
Have you had a good, liberating nasal cleanse lately? If you want to breathe easier, NOSE provides your nasal passages with "superfoods" that serve as your body's first line of defense. If you get the sniffles and sneezes because of irritants both inside the home and out, NOSE knows how to help!
You’re likely familiar with the practice of steam inhalation. Especially when we’re afflicted with the oh-so-common cold virus, we stock up on tea tree oil and eucalyptus, insert a few drops into a pot of boiling water, put a towel over our heads, and breathe deeply. Ahh. It feels so good to get that relief. Or, if you’ve used a neti pot, you know the liberating feeling of sinus clarity.
Nasya accomplishes something quite similar.
But what exactly is nasya? In Ayurveda, herbal oils are inserted straight up into the nostrils. The nasal passage is a direct gateway to our sinus network. Directly inserting herbal oils supports healthy, clear sinuses. In Ayurvedic theory, the sinuses are considered a direct passage to our prana. Prana is our life force, or our vital energy. Makes sense, right? If you're stuffed up, it affects your energy levels and well-being.
An oiled up nose can improve respiration, oxygenation and circulation, can increase overall energy, help stuck feelings move through, and allow for deeper breathing.
Our nasal cavities are highly absorbent, and we may as well take advantage of that fact and rub some excellent herbs in there! Also, when our noses get really, really dry, irritation, redness, and itchiness, and all kinds of similarly uncomfortable sensations can arise. But when we hydrate and nourish the nasal cavity, not only do we eliminate that irritation, our immune system is supported. NOSE acts as your immunity's first line of defense. It makes for an excellent preventative measure.
We have developed a refreshing and clearing nasal oil inspired by this wonderful ancient Ayurvedic tradition. We’ve infused it with a powerful probiotic which may help to flush out sinus infections, or prevent them in the first place.
How to use
- Place a drop of Boku nose oil on the little finger and carefully insert it into the nostril.
- Gently massage the inner walls of the nasal passage.
- Pinch and release your nostrils rapidly while breathing in sharply.
- Best used in the morning or evening before bed (but use it whenever you’d like!)
- Liberating nasal hydration
- Contains ayurvedic herbs and oils
- Similar benefits to steam inhalation
- Helps with dry and/or irritated nasal canals
- Excellent for cold/flu season to support immune defense
Our particular formula contains: sesame oil, eucalyptus oil, spearmint oil, silica, boswellia serrata, vitamin E, colloidal micro silver, and streptococcus salivarius probiotic.
Sesame oil has been long used in Ayurveda for its versatile list of healing properties. It is known for lubrication and protection of the nasal passages. It adds a nice, nutty aroma, too!
Eucalyptus is commonly used in steam inhalations to clear the sinuses - it does so by acting on receptors in the nasal mucous membranes.
Spearmint contains natural antibacterial properties, while silica and vitamin E are natural preservatives. Vitamin E also helps support the immune system, and when used nasally, may help minimize symptoms associated with seasonal allergies.
Boswellia (frankincense) supports the sinuses; research shows that it inhibits histamine-producing cells.
Colloidal micro silver is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent.
Streptococcus salivarius is an immune-supporting probiotic that inhibits inflammatory pathways in the nasopharyngeal tract.