Bruhat Dashamoola Thaila

Bruhat Dashamoola Thaila

Bruhat Dashamoola Thaila or Brihat Dashamool thail is an ayurvedic medicinal oil preparation. In the text Bhaishajya Ratnavali, there are many types of Dashamoola thailas are explained such as Dashamoola Thaila Swalpam, Kevala Dashamoola Thaila, Madhyama Dashamoola Thaila etc… in the context of Shiroroga chikitsa.

Ingredients of Bruhat Dashamoola Thaila

Kwatha dravya (materails for decoction)

  1. Dhatura panchanga (Datura stramonium) – 100 palas (4800 litrs)
  2. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)- 100 palas (4800 litrs)
  3. Nirgundi patra (Vitex negundo) – 100 palas (4800 litrs)
  4. Dashamoola – 100 palas (4800 litrs)
    1. Bilwa (Aegle marmelos)
    2. Agnimantha (Premna obtusifolia)
    3. Gambhari (Gmelina arborea)
    4. Shyonaka (Oroxylum indicum)
    5. Pathala (Stereospermum suaveolens)
    6. Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum)
    7. Prushnaparni (Uraria picta)
    8. Bruhati (Solanum indicum)
    9. Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpus)
    10. Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris)

Sneha dravya (oil mateial)

  1. Katu taila/mustard oil (Brassica juncea) – 3.72 litres (1 adhaka)

Kalka dravya (materials for paste)

  1. Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  2. Vasa (Adhatoda vasica)
  3. Devadaru (Cedrus deodara)
  4. Shathi (Curcuma zedoaria)
  5. Rasna (Alpinia galanga)
  6. Yastimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
  7. Maricha (Piper nigrum)
  8. Pippali (Piper longum)
  9. Shunthi (Zingiber officinale)
  10. Karavi (Nigella sativa)
  11. Katphala (Myrica esculenta)
  12. Karanja beeja (Pongamia pinnata)
  13. Shigru (Moringa oleifera)
  14. Kushta (Saussurea lappa)
  15. Chincha (Tamarindus indica)
  16. Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica)
  17. Vana shimbika

Each herb taken 1 pala (48 gms).

All the materials are taken in prescribed quantity and oil is prepared according to thaila vidhi. Bruhat Dashamoola Thaila is used as an external application.

Indications of Bruhat Dashamoola Thaila

  1. Kaphaja roga hara
  2. Sannipataja roga hara
  3. Vata kaphaja roga hara
  4. Karna shoola – Ear pain and other diseases
  5. Shirashoola – Headache
  6. Netra shoola – Eye ache and other diseases.
  7. Diseases of ears, eyes and head of kaphaja, vatakaphaja, and sannipataja origin.

Reference :

  1. Bhaishajya Ratnavali Shiro roga chikitsa 65/99-103

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