Chandanadi Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil. It is a natural coolant oil. It is used to relieve burning sensation, dizziness, etc. It is used to apply as hair oil and also used for whole body massage. It is used both for oral intake and external application.
Chandanadi Thailam uses:
It is to apply over head and for nasal instillation (Nasya treatment) – to relieve burning sensation in head, dizziness and nasal bleeding.
It is used to apply all over the body and massage – to relieve liver diseases such as jaundice, herpes, gout and bleeding diseases.
It is used for internal administration in cases of bleeding diseases, gout, heavy menstrual bleeding.
It is also used in the treatment of psychosis.
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.
post-herpetic neuralgia – pain and burning sensation.
Psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, schizophrenia, phobia etc. Because it balances Pitta Dosha, it helps to calm the mind.
Effect on Dosha – Balances Pitta
Mode of Usage
It is used for nasal instillation in a dose of 2 – 8 drops, as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
Dose for internal administration – 2 – 3 ml, once or twice a day, before food with warm water, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
Self medication with Nasya or oral intake is strictly contra indicated.
It i also used for massage.
In higher doses, or in cases where it is wrongly administered, it may cause loose stools and diarrhea.
This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
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.
Chandanadi oil ingredients:
Paste prepared with 12 grams of fine powders of
Prapaundarika – Lotus variety
Manjishta – Rubia cordifolia
Dhataki – Woodfordia fruticosa
Padmakeshara – Lotus stamen
Kumuda – Nymphaea stellata
Utpala – Nelumbo nucifera
Shaluka – Blue lotus stalk
Mrinala, bisa – Lotus stalk
Padmaka – Prunus puddum
Ananta – Hemidsemus indicus
Kusha – Desmostachya bipinnata
Kasha – Saccharum spontaneum
Ikshu – Sugarcane – Saccharum officinarum
Kshirishrunga – Lilium polyphyllum
Valkala – Buchanania latifolia
Jeevaniya Gana herbs –
yashtimadhu – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Priyala – Buchanania lanzan
Parushaka – Phoenix pusilla
Rasanjana – Berberis aristata
Ashoka – Saraca indica
Mrudveeka – Raisin
Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus
Tanduleeyaka – Amaranthus spinosus L.
Tila taila – sesame oil – 768 ml
Decoction prepared from
480 grams of
Chandana – Santalum album
Udichya – Pavonia odorata
Nalada – Nardostachys jatamansi
Dhatri – Amla – Emblica officinalis
Yasthyahva – Licorice – Glycyrhiza glabra
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Bala – Sida cordifolia
Water – 12.288 liters – boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters.
The above combination is boiled till around 750 ml of oil is prepared.
Reference and Expiry Date
Yoga Ratnakara – Rajayakshma chikitsa, also mentioned in Sahasrayoga Tailayoga 30
Expiry date: 3 years from the date of manufacture. Once you open the seal, it is better to use it within an year.
Sanskrit Shloka Verse
Arya Vaidya Pharmacy
Nagarjuna – Chandaanaadi Thailam
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.
Can this product be applied after steam therapy?
No. Oil is best applied before steam therapy. This is as per basic Ayurvedic principles.