Prapaundarikadi Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil. It is an herbal medicine, used mainly in the treatment of migraine, insomnia, etc. It is usually prepared in sesame oil / Coconut oil base.
Uses, method of usage
Prapaundarikadi oil uses:
It is used in the treatment of migraine, insomnia, anxiety, stress, headache, grey hair.
Prapaundarikadi 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.
This can also be used for Nasya, dose for Nasya- 2-10 drops.
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.
Prapaundarikadi Tailam ingredients:
Ikshu – Saccharum officinarum
Yahstimadhu – Licorice
Pippali – Long pepper
Chandana – Sandalwood
Amla – Emblica officinalis
Shelf life, side effects
Shelf life – 3 years from the date of manufacture.
There are no known side effects with this medicine on external application.
It is best to avoid this oil before / while driving.
Reference: Sahasrayogam, Astangahridayam.
Manufacturers: Sitaram Ayurveda Pharmacy, Arya Vaidya Sala – Kottakkal
Some doctors prescribe this oil in combination with Chemparuthyadi keram as a remedy for early graying of hairs.
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.
Can this product be applied after steam therapy?
No. Oil is best applied before steam therapy. This is as per basic Ayurvedic principles.