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Shankhpushpi Oil – Benefits, How To Use, Ingredients, Side Effects

Shankhpushpi Oil is a herbal oil used to improve memory and intelligence in kids. It also improves nourishment. This medicine is most commonly used in North Indian Ayurveda practice.

Shankhpushpi Oil uses:

It improves memory and intelligence in kids

It improves skin texture, immunity and strength in children.

How to use Shankhpushpi hair oil?

It can be used in place of hair oil for kids.

It is also used in Ayurvedic treatment procedures like Shirodhara, Shirobasti, etc.

It can also be used to apply all over the body.

Shankhpushpi Taila side effects:

The oil as such does not have any side effects on external application.

Oral intake is best avoided.

Shankhpushpi Oil ingredients:

Shankhapushpi – Clitorea ternatea

Mahanimba – Melia azadirachta

Vasa – Adhatoda vasica

Arjuna – Terminalia arjuna

Aranala – Fermented gruel

Laksha – Laccifer lacca

Mastu – Curd supernatent liquid

Paste prepared from fine powders of

Dadima – Pomegranate – Punica granatum

Daru – Cedrus deodara

Nisha – Turmeric – Curcuma longa

Daruharidra – Berberis aristata

Triphala – Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica and Phyllanthus emblica

Chandana – pterocarpus santalinus

Usheera – Vetiveria zizanioides

Baala – Cyperus rotundus

Shrikhanda – Santalum album

Madhuka – Licorice – Glycyrhiza glabra

Ambuda – Cyperus rotundus

Shyama – Operculina turpethum

Shaivala – Convolvulus pluricaulis

Shephali – Vitex negundo

Ratoptala – Nymhaea stellata

Rasanjana – Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata

Gandhadravya – kasturi

Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Balaroga Chikitsa 71 – 155-159

Manufacturers: Dabur

Dr JV Hebbar is an Ayurveda Doctor, Lecturer, From Mangalore, India. Click here to consult Dr Hebbar
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  1. Teena Lopez says:

    Hello Doctor, Is it common to experience nausea, dizziness and reduced sleep in the first week of consuming Breno Villa capsules…..These capsules contain shankapushpi.in addition to other herbs…..I took 2 capsules for 8 days and experienced these symptoms….

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