Gandha Thailam is a medicated oil described in the Ayurvedic classical text book Ashtangahrudaya. This is explained in the context of ‘Bhagna Pratishedha’ or the treatment of fractures.
This medicated oil is a combination of several herbs like Krishna Tila (Sesamum indicum), Madhuka (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia) etc in a nourishing base of sesame oil.
Gandha Thailam is commonly used in the stage of remodelling of bones after fracture, musculoskeletal disorders and degenerative diseases. It is commonly given as Paana (as internal medicine).
Features and benefits of Gandha Thailam –
- Encourages healing
Time tested efficacy in managing fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains. Gandha Thailam stimulates healing.
- Strengthens bones and joints
Gandha Thailam is a good remedy for weak, brittle unstable joints. It reinforces bones, ligaments and tendons.
- Good remedy for degenerative joints
Along with suitable adjuvants Gandha Thailam is used to manage joints that have been debilitated by age and Vata disorders.
- Supplements Vitamin D and Calcium levels in the body
Gandha Thailam is a natural remedy for nutritional deficiency of Vitamin D and Calcium.
Adults: 5-7 drops of Gandha Thailam added to lukewarm water, preferably on empty stomach, or as directed by the Physician.
Children: 3-5 drops of Gandha Thailam added to lukewarm water, preferably on empty stomach, or as directed by the Physician.
KRISHNA TILA (Sesamum indicum)
Rich source of Calcium. Maintains heart health and strengthens bones.
BALA (Sida cordifolia)
Balances the three doshas. Nervine tonic.
RASNA (Pluchea lanceolata)
Potent anti-inflammatory action.
Milk fat is a rich source of bio-active lipids. It enhances the bodies nutritional status.