Vajraka Thailam – Benefits, How To Use, Ingredients, Side Effects

Vajraka thailam is an Ayurvedic herbal oil, used in the treatment of non healing wound with pus and rheumatoid arthritis.  It is used for external application. This oil is used most commonly used in Ayurvedic practice. 


Vajraka tailam uses:

 It is useful in non healing wounds, infected wound with pus discharge, sinuses, fistula and abscess. It is also useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

It is useful in skin diseases.

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 Vajraka taila? 

It is used for external application only and as ear drops.

To instill as ear drops – 5 -6 drops are instilled into the ears.


How long to use Vajraka Taila?

Externally, it can be used for a very long period of time.

ear drops are advised for not more than a month time.

Side Effects

There are no apparent side effects with this medicine, on external application.

Keep out of sight and reach of children. store in cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.


Vajraka Oil ingredients:

10 g of each of

Saptaparna – Alstonia scholaris

Shirisha – Albizia lebbeck

Ashwamara – Nerium indicum

Arka – Calotropis procera

Malati – Nutmeg – Myristica fragrans

Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica


Nimba – Neem – Azadirachta indica

Karanja – Indian Beech (bark, seed) – Pongamia pinnata

Sarshapa – Mustard – Brassica juncea

Prapunnada – Cassia tora

Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan (fruit rind) – Terminalia chebula

Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan – Terminalia bellirica

Amalaki -Indian Gooseberry- Emblica officinalis / Phyllanthus emblica

Janthughna – False black pepper (fruit) – Embelia ribes

Shunti – Ginger (rhizome) – Zingiber officinalis

Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum

Pippali – Long pepper – Piper longum

Haridra – Turmeric Rhizome – Curcuma Longa

Daruharidra – Tree turmeric (stem) – Berberis aristata

Taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum – 768 ml

Mutra – Cow urine – 3.072 liters


 Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyamakhanda 9/198, Astangahridayam.

Shelf life 

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

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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