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

Paranthyadi  Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil. It is an herbal medicine, used mainly in the treatment of dermatitis, spider bite, etc. It is usually prepared in sesame oil  / Coconut oil base.  It is also known as Parantyadi tailam.

Uses, method of usage

Paranthyadi  Coconut oil uses:
It is used in the treatment of pruritis, allergic skin disorders, dermatitis, insect bite, spider bite etc.

Paranthyadi  Thailam – how to use?
It is used for external application only. The affected skin area is applied with this oil, left as it is for 10 – 15 minutes, then washed with luke warm water. This oil is also advised to apply before bath.

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

Side effects: There are no known side effects with this medicine on external application.


Paranthyadi Thailam ingredients:
Udumbara – Ficus glomerata
Ashwattha – Ficus religiosa
Vata – Ficus benghalensis
Ekanayaka – Salacia reticulata
Patha – Cyclea peltata
Paranthi – Root of Ixora coccinia
Chandana – Santalum album
Brahmi – Bacopa monnieri
Parpata – Fumaria indica
Nimbuka – Citrus limon
Durva – Cynodon dactylon
Jati – Jasminum grandiflorum
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Pippali – Piper longum
Maricha – Black pepper –  Piper nigrum
Jatamansi – Nardostachys jatamansi
Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellerica
Ashwagandha – withania somnifera (Aswagandha)

Reference, manufacturers, shelf life

Reference: Sahasrayogam

Manufacturers: Sitaram Ayurveda Pharmacy, Chirlaks Enterprises, Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala

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. 

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

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