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

Kshara Thailam is an Ayurvedic medicine. It is an herbal oil, used in the treatment of tinnitus, ear ache, hearing loss, worm infestation etc. 

Benefits

Kshara Thailam Uses:
It is used in ear conditions such as itching, pus, infection, otitis, tinnitus, earache and worms etc.
Best for deafness.
Good application in facial and dental ailments.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.

Method Of Usage

It is used as ear drops.  – 3 – 5 drops into each ear.
May be dropped in the ear with bearable warmth or syringed or kept filled.

How long to use: It can be used upto 3 – 6 months based on doctor’s prescription.
Syringe and wipe the ear well before using the medicine.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects with this oil on external application. However, its use should only be done under medical supervision.

Contents

Kshara Thaila ingredients, how to make:
Paste prepared from 12 g fine powder of each of
Mulaka – Radish – Raphanus sativus (Kshara)
Svarjika Kshara
Yava Kshara – Kshara of Barley – Hordeum vulgare
Vida Lavana – Vida salt
Samudra Lavana – Common salt
Romaka Lavana
Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt
Sauvarchala Lavana – Sochal salt
Hingu – Asa foetida
Shigru – Moringa oleifera
Mahaushadha – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
Devadaru – Himalayan cedar (bark) – Cedrus deodara
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Rasanjana – Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata
Shatapushpa – Indian Dill – Anethum sowa
Granthika – Long pepper (Root) – Piper longum
Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Juice extract of Kadali – Banana stem – Musa paradisiaca – 3.072 liters
Beejapoora Swarasa – Lemon juice extract – 3.072 liters
Madhu Shukta – Fermented sweet preparation – 3.072 liters
All the ingredients are mixed and boiled till total moisture is lost from the oil, filtered.

Reference and Shelf Life

Reference: Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyamakhanda 9/174 – 177, Bhaishajyaratnavali.
Shelf life: 3 years from the date of manufacture.

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. 

9 thoughts on “Kshara Thailam – Benefits, How To Use, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. Sir i have a problem of ear discharge from last 20 years. Now a days i am under treatment of ENT specialist but doctor said that i have lost 80% of hearing ability. Is kshar taila suitable for me?

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  2. Sir i have a problem of ear discharge from last 20 years. Now a days i am under treatment of ENT specialist but doctor said that i have lost 80% hearing ability. Is kshar taila suitable for me? Pls help me.

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  3. Wonderful medicine for chronic ear ailments.., a patient must be treated for associate diseases also, like sinusitis, anemia, diabetes etc, to get best results..

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