The best treatment for jaw tension, and especially effective for neck pain and strain when combined with nasya. Also, benefits ringing sensation in the ear, headache, earache, hearing loss, excessive earwax, suppressed anger and unresolved emotions, nervousness, insomnia, and stress. Strongly Vata reducing and a must-have in the change of seasons.
Contraindications: a history of ear puncture, acute or frequent ear infections, history of water frequently getting stuck in the ear (for example, while swimming).
Ayurvedic therapies work best in a series.