Balaswagandhadi Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil, used in Ayurvedic treatment of fever, weakness of muscles, bones and joints etc. It is used for external application. This oil is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda principles.
Balaswagandhadi Tailam Uses:
It is used in the treatment of headache, fever, emaciation, muscle wasting, lack of strength in joints, muscles and bones.
It is used in all Vata diseases like arthritis, brachial plexus injury, lumbar and cervical spondylitis pain, neuralgia, paralysis, insanity etc.
It strengthens muscle, improves quality of blood.
This oil is also known as Ashwagandha bala lakshadi thailam
It is good in catarrh.
Shoulder dislocation pain
Post viral fever, when the patient complains of body, muscle and joint pains
Usage in Basti therapy
Apart from external application, Balaswagandhadi tailam is also used for enema treatment (Anuvasana Basti) to improve nerve strength, in the treatment of paralysis and other neurological disorders.
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta
How to use Balaswagandhadi oil?
It is used for external application, in Ayurvedic treatment like massage, dhara etc.
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.
There are no recorded side effects of this medicine on external application.
It can be used to massage children and pregnant ladies.
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
store in cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.
How long to use Balaswagandhadi Thailam?
For external use, it can be used for a long period of time.
Balaswagandhadi Tailam ingredients:
768 g of coarse powder of each of
Bala – Sida cordifolia
Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera
Laksha – Laccifer lacca
Water for decoction – 12.288 liters, boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters
Taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum – 768 ml
Mastu – Supernatent liquid of curds – 3.072 liters
12 g of fine powder of each of following, made together as paste.
Rasna- Pluchea lanceolata
Chandana – Red Sandalwood – Pterocarpus santalinus
Manjishta – Rubia cordifolia
Durva – Cynodon dactylon
Madhuka – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Choraka – Angelica glauca
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Usheera – Vetiveria zizanioides
Jalada – Cyperus rotundus
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Agaru – Aquilaria agallocha
Suradruma – Cedrus deodara
Haridra – Turmeric Rhizome – Curcuma Longa
Kumuda – Nymphaea stellata
Kaunti – Vitex agnus-castus
Shatahva – Anethum sowa
Padmakesara – Nelumbium speciosum
Special method – Laksha is
is powdered well and placed in a vessel. Hot water is poured and stirred well. When the water becomes red it is strained and used.
Reference and Expiry Date
Sahasrayoga – Tailayoga Prakarana – 13
Balaswagandhadi Kuzhambu is the same product. But here, in place of sesame oil base, a mix of sesame oil, castor oil and ghee is used as base. The two extra base combination further adds to the Vata pacifying quality of the oil. Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala manufactures this product.
Expiry date: 3 years from the date of manufacture. Once you open the seal, it is better to use it within an year.
Arya Vaidya Sala – Kottakkal, AVP.
Nagarjuna – Balaashwagandhaadi 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.
this product be applied after steam therapy?
No. Oil is best applied before steam therapy. This is as per basic Ayurvedic principles.