Pinda Thailam is a medicated oil described in the classical ‘Ashtangahrudaya’, in the context of ‘Vataraktha’ or diseases arising from the derangement of Vata manifesting in the blood.
Pinda Thailam is a deeply unctous external application that deeply pacifies the dry heat and burning sensation brought about by Vata-Pitta derangement in the body.
Features and benefits of Pinda Thailam –
Lubricates and revives degenerative joints
Luxurious base of Sesame oil and Madhuchishta (Bees wax) infused with the therapeutic properties of Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia), Sarjarasa (Shorea robusta) and Sariba (Hemidesmus indicus).
Relieves inflammatory pain
Pinda Thailam is routinely used in the management of fascitis pain and burning sensation in the soles of the feet. Good remedy for the pain, swelling and burning sensation associated with inflammatory joints.
Tames erratic Vata
Draws out deep tissue inflammation and encourages healing in degenerative joints. Deeply unctous product that easily overcomes the dryness and brittleness brought about by Vata.
Improves nerve function
Pinda Thailam also strengthens nerve function and restores mobility.
One can use sufficient quantity of Pinda Thailam for application over the affected region.
Chemically, beeswax consists mainly of esters of fatty acids and various long-chain alcohols. It shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic effects.
MANJISHTA (Rubia cordifolia)
Plant has many pharmacological actions like blood purifier, anti-acne, anti-dysentric, astringent, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective activity etc.
SARIVA (Hemidesmus indicus)
It possess cooling effect.
TILA THAILAM (Sesame oil)
Sesame is an important source of phytonutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, flavanoid phenolic anti-oxidants, vitamins, dietary fibre with potential medicinal effects. Sesame oil is composed of fatty acids like linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid.