Coryza describes the inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal cavity which usually give rise to the symptoms of the nasal congestion and loss of smell, among other symptoms. It should always be noted that coryza may not always have an infection or allergic etiology and can be something as innocuous as a cold wind, spicy food or tender points in the muscles of neck such as the steroncleidomastoid. Coryza is classically used in association with the three C of measles infection, coryza, conjunctivitis and cough. It is usually caused by pollution, exposure to cold, eating too much ghee, fried food, maida products.
Best way to extract toxins out of the body is to advise patient to take only hot water or lukewarm water with lemon or honey. Basil leaves juice with honey can be used. Vitamin C dominant food is useful. Gargles with saline water should be done. Hot foot bath should be done to ease out body musculature. Sun bath along with proper breathing exercises should be taken.