Amrutadi Thailam

Amrutadi Thailam

Amrutadi Thailam or Amrutadi Thaila is an ayurvedic oil preparation. It is used in treating diseases of the head and pitta predominant diseases.

Ingredients of Amrutadi Thailam:

Sneha Dravya (Oil material)

  1. Thila Thaila (sesame oil) – 1 prastha

Drava Dravya (Liquid material)

  1. Guduchi/Amruta kwatha – 1 prastha

Kalka dravya (materials for making paste)

  1. Chandana (Santalum album) – 1/2 pala (24gms)
  2. Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus) – 1/2 pala (24gms)
  3. Ushira (Vetiveria zizanioides) – 1/2 pala (24gms)
  4. Kushta (Saussurea lappa) – 1/2 pala (24gms)
  5. Abda/Mushta (Cyperus rotundus) – 1/2 pala (24gms)
  6. Dhatri/Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) – 1/2 pala (24gms)
  7. Utpala (Nymphaea alba) – 1/2 pala (24gms)
  8. Taskara/Kacchora (Hedychium spicatum) – 1/2 pala (24gms)

Amrutadi Thailam preparation:

First, the decoction of Amruta is prepared. Then all the other ingredients are mixed together to prepare thaila.

Indications of Amrutadi Thailam:

  1. Vatarakta – Gouty Arthritis, Joint pains
  2. Shiro Gada – Pittpredominantnt Headaches
  3. Raktapitta – Bleeding disorders

Mode of use :

  1. Amrutadi Thailam is used as external application.

Reference:

  1. Sahasra yoga thaila Prakarana

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