Lower back discomfort is primarily brought on by ageing, and those between the ages of 60 and 65 are particularly susceptible to joint and lower back pain. Our mobility is significantly reduced as we age due to the deterioration of our muscle tissues, which also causes many other discomforts. Your first line of defense in treating joint stiffness, backaches, and other spine-related discomforts is Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu.
Back pain and other spine-related deformities can benefit from the use of Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu to lessen pain and stiffness. The application of Karpasasthyadi kuzhambu aids in the relief of rheumatism-related symptoms. Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu helps in balancing impaired Vata and Kapha. Regular Abhyanga with Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu keeps the pain symptoms in check. It calms the body and invigorates the senses.
Features and benefits of Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu –
- Sesame oil fortified with the nourishing and Vata-balancing properties of Karpasasthi (Seed of Gossypium hirsuitum), Bala (Sida cordifolia), Masha (Vigna mungo), Kulattha (Macrotyloma uniflorum), Devadaru (Cedrus deodara), Rasna (Alpinia galanja), Kushta (Saussurea costus), Shatahwa (Anethum sowa), Sigru (Moringa oleifera), Punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa) etc.
- Applied to painful joints, Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu relieves pain and inflammation. Extensively used in supporting the treatment of all kinds of rheumatic disorders.
- The formulation shows distinct efficacy in curing degenerative symptoms in the shoulder joint. Gives good results in the treatment of frozen shoulder and similar arthropathies.
- Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu draws out deep tissue swelling and edema. Sigru and Punarnava have a special role in this diuretic aspect.
- It nourishes joints and replenishes synovial fluid. Karpasasthi, Masha, Bala and Ajaksheera promote tissue repair and regeneration in the joints.
- Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu is also an excellent remedy for pain, rigidity and loss of mobility due to different kinds of degenerative arthritis. Devadaru and Rasna have distinct analgesic properties
- Abhyanga (self-massage) with the Kuzhambu helps in calming the Vata element throughout the body. It invigorates the skin and the nervous system.
Quantity sufficient based on the area of application.
For self-massage, the Karpasasthyadi Kuzhambu should be warmed and massaged in smooth continuous strokes over the entire body, going round the joints several times.
TILA TAILAM (Sesamum Indicum)
Sesame oil contains analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Sesame oil can be applied topically to treat chronic inflammation. Due to its anti-oxidant qualities, it also aids in improving muscle flexibility and shields joints from oxidative stress ( prevents damaging cells).
ERANDA TAILA (Ricinus communis)
All the plant parts are useful medically. In ancient times, rheumatism, worm infestation, and stomach ailments were all treated with castor seeds and seed oil. This oil is applied externally to treat numerous skin conditions, including boils, furuncles, and other skin-related issues. Castor oil is consumed internally to ease constipation. For improved hair development, the oil is also applied to the scalp and brows.
KARPASASTHI (Seed of Gossypium hirsutum)
Also referred to as Mexican cotton or highland cotton. The bark of the cotton root is used as a birthing assistance and as a treatment for irregular, or absence of menstruation. In order to induce uterine contractions, evacuate the placenta, and aid in milk secretion, pregnant women consume cotton root bark. An good nerve tonic and aphrodisiac are cotton seeds.
MASHA (Vigna mungo)
Commonly known black gram. Unlike other legumes, black gram, or urad dal, has a higher protein content. It also contains a lot of nutrients that are good for your health, including dietary fibre, isoflavones, vitamin B complex, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, and phosphorus. It is used to clear the mind, prevent heat stroke, and lessen swelling in the summer. It is well known for its detoxifying properties.
KULATHA (Macrotyloma uniflorum)
Commonly called horse gram. Asthma, bronchitis, urinary difficulties, jaundice, peptic ulcers, haemorrhoids, and even menstrual troubles can all be effectively treated with horse gram. Additionally useful for removing phlegm and reducing fever. Consuming horse gram on a daily basis lowers blood glucose levels and treats diabetes.
BALA (Sida cordifolia)
One of the main ingredients in many of the ayurvedic formulation and mainly used in Vataja disorder. Also useful in pregnancy to make milk decoction for easy delivery. The pounded leaves are used to relieve swelling, the fruits are used to relieve headache, the mucilage is used as an emollient, and the root is used to treat rheumatism.
DEVADARU (Cedrus deodara)
Devadaru is cleanes the wound and helpful for ulcers, helminthiasis, and skin conditions. Additionally assists with flatulence relief and supports the removal of toxins from the intestines. Effective analgesic because of its characteristics. The external application of deodar paste aids in the reduction of pain, itching, swelling, and inflammation as well as the cleaning of infected wounds. Himalayan cedar oil is also applied topically to treat externally infected wounds, arthritis discomfort, and headaches.
SHUNTI (Zingiber officinale)
Very effective drug in reducing flatulence and bloating of the abdomen. It is very much effective in both fresh and dried forms. Dry ginger powder helps in the digestion and elimination of toxins. It acts as an anti-diarrhoeal and anti-dysenteric. It improves bone health, relieving pain and inflammation in joints. Chewing shunti gives relief from the bloating of the abdomen.
RASNA (Alpinia galanga)
Commonly known as giant galangal or blue ginger. The rhizome is employed medicinally. Antioxidant-rich foods may increase male fertility and decrease pain and inflammation. Even certain types of cancer and infections may be protected from by it. To eliminate the unpleasant odour, a little piece of the rhizome is eaten in the mouth.