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

Manjishtadi Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil used in the treatment of headache and eye diseases. This oil is used for external application. This oil is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda practice. 


Manjishtadi Oil  Uses:
It helps to relieve headache, vertigo and dizziness. Gives comfort to the head and coolness. Has a pleasant odour, cures catarrh and is good for the eyes.
It improves vision and eye pain.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta

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.

Mode Of Usage

How to use Manjishtadi Thailam?
It is used to external application. It is used in many Ayurvedic treatment such as Tarpana.

Side Effects and Precautions

There are no known side effects on external application of this oil.
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
store in cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.

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


Manjishtadi Taila ingredients:
Paste prepared from fine powder of below ingredients – together – 96 g
Manjishta – Indian Madder (root) – Rubia cordifolia
Anjana – Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata
Sariva – Indian Sarsaparilla (root) – Hemidesmus indicus

Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Katuka – Picrorhiza kurroa
Takkola – Piper cubeba
Jatiphala – Nutmeg (fruit) – Myristica fragrans
Raktachandana – Pterocarpus santalinus
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan (fruit rind) – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan – Terminalia bellirica

Amalaki -Indian Gooseberry- Emblica officinalis / Phyllanthus emblica
Jatamamsi – Nardostachys jatamansi
Tagara – Indian Valerian (root) – Valeriana wallichi
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala
Nagakeshara – Mesua ferrea
Usheera – Vetiveria zizanioides
Agaru – Aquilaria agallocha

Shati – Zadoary (root) – Hedychium spicatum / Curcuma zeodaria
Chanda – Crepe Ginger (rhizome) – Cosstus speciosus
Mriganabhi – Musk
Indu – Camphor – Cinnamomum camphora
Utpala – Nymphaea stellata
Hrivera – Pavonia odorata
Kamala – Nelumbium speciosum
Taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum – 768 ml
Payas – Cow milk – 768 ml
Kumari rasa – Aloe vera juice extract – 768 ml

Reference and Expiry Date

 Sahasrayoga Tailayoga Prakarana – 50

Shelf life / expiry date –  Three years from the date of manufacture. Once opened, it is best to empty the oil within 1 year.


Nagarjuna – Manjjishtaadi 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. 

13 thoughts on “Manjishtadi Thailam Benefits, How To Use, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. My Dr has given me this oil for eczema treatment. She asked me to apply on my eczema daily but it’s been a month now n I don’t see any differences. Can you please suggest weather this oil is good or not for eczema???

    Oil name: Manjishtadi Thailam

    Thank you.

  2. Hello sir i am having pimples on my face plz give me a quick heel fr dis as am having my brother’s marriage nxt week mine is oil skin and its too sensitive…if i step out of d house my face bcms reddish pink


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