Nirgundi Taila is an herbal oil. It is used in the treatment of cysts and abscesses. It is most commonly used in north Indian Ayurvedic practice. This medicine should strictly be used under medical supervision.
It is used in the treatment of cysts, abscesses and non healing wounds.
Mode of Usage
This medicine should not be used without doctor’s advice. It is applied externally and also used for nasal instillation. (Nasya therapy)
Application on feet
Oil application over feet
Precaution if you apply this oil over feet:
If you apply this oil on feet, make sure to wash off thoroughly with water or wipe off with cloth. The oil can make you slippery while walking.
After applying, make sure there are no oil spills on the floor. This can make the floor slippery.
This oil should not be used in children and pregnant women.
In this herbal oil, the herbs are infused in the medium of sesame oil along with herb water decotion. Then the solid waste herb materials are filtered out. Thus, this oil contains oil soluble and water soluble phyto-active principles of medicinal herbs.
Nirgundi taila – ingredients:
Nirgundi – Vitex negundo
Langali – Gloriosa superba
Taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum
Bhaishajya Ratnavali Galagandadi Chikitsa 44/77, Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyamakhanda 9/198
Shloka- Sanskrit verse
निर्गुण्डीस्वरसे वाऽथ लाङ्गलीमूलकल्कितम् ।
तैलं नस्यान्निहन्त्याशु गण्डमालां सुदारुणम् ॥
Nirgundi taila also has anti inflammatory effect. Hence, it is used as ingredient in many anti inflammatory creams such as Dazzle cool cream, Antarth ointment.
Three years from the date of manufacture. Once opened, it is best to empty the oil within 1 year.
During pregnancy, lactation
you were using this oil before pregnancy without any allergic reaction, you can
continue using this oil even during pregnancy.
If you have not used this product before and wish to use it during pregnancy, better to consult a doctor because it can cause skin allergy in some rare cases.
It is generally considered as safe to use during lactation, however consult your doctor for the right advice.
this product be applied after steam therapy?
No. Oil is best applied before steam therapy. This is as per basic Ayurvedic principles.