Prasarini Thailam Benefits, How To Use, Ingredients, Side Effects

Prasarini Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil, used in Ayurvedic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, neck pain, stiffness etc. It is used for external application. 


Prasarini Tailam Uses: 
It is used to treat Locked jaw, Stiffness in lower back, Sciatica, Limping, Kyphosis, Paraplegia, Facial palsy, Stiffness in head and neck.
It is useful for women to conceive , and to overcome vaginal ailments. And for men to rectify sperm impurities.
Post viral fever, when the patient complains of body, muscle and joint pains
Bursitis trochanterica,
Shoulder dislocation pain

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha

Mode Of Usage

It is used to apply externally for massage and Ayurvedic therapies like Kativasti, Greevabasti, Basti, Abhyanga etc.
It is used internally also.

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.

Side Effects

The oil as such does not have any side effects on external application.

How long to use? 
For external use, it can be used for a long period of time.


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.


Prasarini Oil  ingredients:
Prasarini – Paederia foetida – 4.8 kg
Water for decoction – 12.288 liters, boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters
Taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum – 3.072 liters
Dadhi – Curds – 3.072 kg
Kanjika – Fermented gruel – 3.072 liters
Ksheera – Cow milk – 12.288 liters

Paste prepared from fine powders of 32 g of each of
Madhuka – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Pippalimoola – Long pepper root – Piper longum
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Saindhava – Rock Salt
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Prasarini – Paederia foetida
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Rasna- Pluchea lanceolata
Gajapippali – Scindapsus officinalis / Piper chaba
Bhallataka – Purified Semecarpus anacordium
Shatapushpa – Anethum sowa
Mamsi – Nardostachys jatamansi


 Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyama Khanda 9/119-123.5, AFI Vol 1, Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Sahasrayogam.

Expiry date and Manufacturers

 3 years from the date of manufacture. Once you open the seal, it is better to use it within an year.

Nagarjun Pharma – Prasaaranee Thailam

During pregnancy, lactation

If 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. 

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