Dhoomapanam, inhalation of medicinal fumes, is a special treatment in traditional ayurveda
. This treatment makes the head, respiratory system and sense organs clean and healthy.
In this treatment, herbs or herbal powders are burnt in fire and the smoke is inhaled. It is done for a period of one to seven days. Dhoomapanam is an ideal treatment for bronchial asthma, sinusitis, upper and lower respiratory tract infections.