Thaleesadi Vatakam is a simple formulation in the form of granules. It is mentioned in the context of ‘Grahani Chikitsa’ or the treatment of gut disorders. Thaleesadi Vatakam is a widely used recipe wherein Kapha -Vata balancing drugs like Thaleesapatra (Abies webbiana), Gajapippali (Schindapsus officinalis), Trikatu (the three pungents namely – Dry ginger, Black pepper, Long pepper) etc. are made into a chewable form in a sweet base of cane sugar.
Features and benefits of Thaleesadi Vatakam –
Thaleesadi Vatakam is a sure-shot remedy for reviving appetite lost due to chronic disease or medication. It stimulates the taste buds as well as the digestive enzymes.
Restores gut health
The Thaleesadi Vatakam formulation breaks through the sluggishness brought about by deranged Kapha. At the same time it also facilitates the smooth movement of Vata through the gut, which improves the digestive function.
Thaleesadi Vatakam improves bio-availability in the gut. Better absorption of nutrients is essential for the management of nutritional deficiencies.
Combats abdominal gas and distention
Thaleesadi Vatakam prevents indigestion and resultant heartburn in an individual. Relieves abdominal gas and distention.
Adult: 10-15 gms of Thaleesadi Vatakam daily in divided doses, maybe be taken as and when required.
Child: 5-10 gms of Thaleesadi Vatakam daily in divided doses, may be taken as and when required.
Thaleesa (Abbies webiana)
Stimulates taste buds and digestive enzymes.
Trikatu ( The three pungents)
Eliminates deranged Kapha from the system.
Chaturjata (The four aromatics)
Revives the senses, especially the sense of taste and smell.
Ramaccha (Vetiveria zizanoides)
Breaks down metabolic toxins in the body.