Ashwagandha Thailam is an Ayurvedic medicine. It is an herbal oil. It is used in the treatment of gout, bleeding disorders, non healing wounds, sperm defects etc.
Ashwagandha Thailam Uses:
- It is used in the treatment of gout, arthritis, non healing wounds, bleeding disorders, menorrhagia, sperm defects, male and female infertility.
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta.
Ashwagandha Tailam – how to use:
It is used for an Ayurveda Panchakarma therapy called as Basti (rectal enema)
It is also used for oral administration in a dose of 1 – 5 ml, before food with water.
It is used for external application, massage etc.
How long to use: It can be used upto 1 – 2 months based on doctor’s prescription.
Ashwagandha Taila side effects:
There are no known side effects with this oil on external application. However, oral intake and Basti treatment should only be undertaken with expert advice and guidance.
Over-dosage of oral intake may result in diarrhoea.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a cool dry place.
Ashwagandha Tailam ingredients, how to make:
Ashwagandha – Winter Cherry / Indian ginseng (root) – Withania somnifera – 4.8 kg
Water for decoction – 12.288 liters, boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters
Taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum – 768 ml
Ksheera – Cow milk – 768 ml
Paste made of fine powder of 192 g each of
Mrinala – Kamala – Lotus – Nelumbium speciosum
Shaluka – Nelumbium speciosum
Bisa – Kamala – Lotus – Nelumbium speciosum
Kinjalka – Kamala – Lotus – Nelumbium speciosum
Malati – Jasminum sambac
Hrivera – Pavonia odorata
Madhuka – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Sariva – Indian Sarsaparilla (root) – Hemidesmus indicus
Kamala – Lotus – Nelumbium speciosum – pollen
Meda – Polygonatum cirrhifolium
Punarnava – Spreading Hogweed (spreading hogweed) – Boerhaavia diffusa
Draksha – Dry grapes (Raisins) – Vitis vinifera
Manjishta – Indian Madder (root) – Rubia cordifolia
Brihati – Indian Nightshade (root) – Solanum indicum
Kantakari – Yellow berried night shade (whole plant) – Solanum xanthocarpum
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan (fruit rind) – Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan – Terminalia bellirica
Amalaki -Indian Gooseberry- Emblica officinalis / Phyllanthus emblica
Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Padmaka – Wild Himalayan Cherry (heart wood) – Prunus puddum / cerasoides
Chandana – Sandalwood – Santalum album
All the ingredients are mixed and boiled till total moisture is lost from the oil, filtered.
Reference: Chakradatta Vatavyadhi Chikitsa 141 – 145
Shelf life: 3 years from the date of manufacture.