Chandanbala Lakshadi Tail is a medicated oil explained in the Ayurvedic text Yogaratnakara. This medicated oil is a combination of several herbs like Chandana (Santalum album), Bala (Sida cordifolia), Laksha (Laccifera lacca) etc. in a grounding base of sesame oil.
Chandanbala Lakshadi tail 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) explained in Ayurveda. Practicing it regularly provides multiple health benefits.
Features and benefits of Chandanbala Lakshadi Tail –
- Mostly prescribed in the period of convalescence for massage or for the application over head. Abhyanga with Chandanbala Lakshadi tail helps to regain strength.
- Application over the body nourishes the skin and helps to reduce the burning sensation of the skin.
- Application of Chandanbala Lakshadi tail over head calms the body and the mind and helps give good sleep.
- The formulation is beneficial in managing chronic inflammatory conditions of the head and eyes, skin and musculoskeletal system.
- Chandanbala Lakshadi tail effectively counters stress and sleep deprivation.
One can use sufficient quantity of Chandanbala lakshadi Tail for application over head and body massage.
CHANDANA (Santalum album)
Chandana have many properties like anti-allergic, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antioxidant, blood purifier, analgesic, antipyretic, etc. It has a cooling effect too.
BALA (Sida cordifolia)
Sida cordifolia is a known tonic, astringent, emollient, and aphrodisiac. The drug is a major ingredient of several formulations in Ayurveda.
LAKSHA (Laccifer lacca)
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.
USHIRA (Vetiveria zizanioides)
The plant possesses properties like anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, calming, sedative, tonic, healing effects etc.