Balaswagandhadi thailam is a medicated oil described in the Ayurvedic classical text book Sahasrayoga.
This medicated oil is a combination of several herbs like Bala(Sida cordifolia), Laksha (Lacciferra lacca) , Aswagandha(Withania somnifera) etc in a warming base of sesame oil.
Balaswagandhadi thailam is commonly used for Abhyanga ( body massage) and application over head. Application of oil over head and body is a part of the daily regimen (Dinacharya) prescribed by Ayurveda. Practicing abhyanga with the taila provides multiple health benefits.
Balaswagandhadi thailam is a widely practised Ayurvedic medicine.
Mostly prescribed in the period of convalescence. Massage using this oil helps to regain strength and vitality. Taila is also used in general weakness and debility.
The product is beneficial in the management of musculoskeletal disorders.
Application of the oil over the head, and massaging it onto the scalp provides good sleep and helps to reduce stress.
Balaswagandhadi thailam helps in the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the joints.
Sida cordifolia is a known tonic, astringent, emollient, and aphrodisiac. The drug is a major ingredient of several formulations in Ayurveda.
Laksha or lac is a gum-like substance obtained from the female lac insect( Laccifer lacca). It effectively helps in wound healing and healing of fractures.
ASWAGANDHA (Withania somnifera)
The pharmacological activities of Aswagandha include antimicrobial, anti-cancer, immunomodulatory, neuroprotective, stress relieving activities.
RASNA (Alpinia Galanga)
The plant has stimulant, carminative, aphrodisiac and anti inflammatory properties. Rhizome is the part used.
MUSTA (Cyperus rotundus)
Phytochemical and pharmacological studies reveal that Musta has antiandrogenic, anti-bacterial, hepato protective, cardio protective, anti oxidant, anti convulsant etc.
Plant has many pharmacological actions like blood purifier, anti-acne, anti dysentric, astringent, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective activity etc.
MADHUKA (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
This plant has lot of medicinal properties like anti microbial, anti oxidant, anti inflammatory, antitussive, antiviral, antiulcer, hepatoprotective, antiallergic etc.
The extracts obtained from the lotus flower effectively helps in reducing pain and inflammation.
It is known for its anti-ulcer, anti convulsant, hepato protective, anti arthritic, anti viral activities.
HARIDRA (Curcuma longa)
It possesses anti-inflammatory, anti -allergic, antiseptic, blood cleansing properties.
KUMKUMA (Crocus sativus)
The stigmas of the plant contain a variety of chemical constituents which make them suitable to possess diversified medicinal properties.