Dhanwantharam Thailam (Oil) is considered as an ayurvedic medicated oil that is formulated for the Vata disorders. It can be consumed internally (orally) as well as externally like for the massage. Its both internal or oral intake as well as its external application are beneficial for the treatment of hemiplegia, paralysis, quadriplegia, and physical weakness. It can help to improve the strength of the ligaments, muscles, tendons, as well as other tissues in your body.
It also acts as nervine or neuroprotective, to play a vital role in the neuro protection and preserve the natural functions of your nervous system. It can also support the musculoskeletal system, so it is beneficial for the pain disorders like osteoarthritis, arthritis, backache, knee pain, and spondylosis. Its effects are also more noticeable on the pain and numbness because of the sesame oil being used as the base, which itself is a potent Vatashamak Medicine. It is even useful in the puerperal diseases, urinary disorders, children’s diseases, hernia, uterine diseases, and hydrocele.
Dhanwantharam Thailam And Skincare
Dhanwantharam Tailam ingredients:
1. Balamoola (Sida cordifolia)
2. Water for decoction
3. Barley (Hordeum vulgare)
4. Paya (cow milk)
5. Kola (Zyziphus jujuba)
6. Kulattha – Horse gram (Dolichos biflorus)
7. Bilva (Aegle marmelos)
8. Shyonaka (Oroxylum indicum)
9. Patala (Stereospermum suaveolens)
10. Agnimantha (Premna mucronata)
11. Gambhari (Gmelina arborea)
12. Brihati (Solanum indicum)
13. Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum)
14. Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris)
15. Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum)
16. Prishnaparni (Uraria picta)
17. Meda (Polygonatum cirrhifolium)
19. Mahameda (Polygonatum verticillatum)
20. Daru (Cedrus deodara)
21. Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia)
22. Ksheerakakoli (Lilium polyphyllum)
23. Chandana (Pterocarpus santalinus)
24. Kakoli (Fritillaria roylei)
25. Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus)
26. Kushta (Saussurea lappa)
27. Tagara (Valeriana wallichi)
28. Rishabhaka (Manilkara hexandra)
29. Jeevaka (Malaxis acuminata)
30. Saindhava Lavana (Rock salt)
31. Kalanusari (Valeriana wallichi)
32. Shaileya (Convolvulus pluricaulis)
33. Vacha (Acorus calamus)
34. Agaru (Aquilaria agallocha)
35. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
36. Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)
37. Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)
38. Ksheerashukla (Ipomoea mauritiana)
39. Yashti – Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
40. Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
41. Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica)
42. Shatahva (Asparagus)
43. Amla (Emblica officinalis)
44. Mashaparni (Teramnus labialis)
45. Mudgaparni (Phaseolus trilobus)
46. Twak – Cinnamon (Cinnamomum camphora)
47. Ela – Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
48. Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)
Dhanwantharam Oil can pacify the Vata Aggravation and can act as a nervine tonic, analgesic, neuroprotective, anti-arthritic, anti-inflammatory as well as Anti-paralytic. Its oral consumption can help to treat quite a wide range of all the neurological disorders as well as diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Its internal use can also act on the muscles, nerves, bones, ligaments, joints, tendons and connective tissues.
The external application can provide a sense of relief in the pain, numbness, as well as swelling. It can provide the strength to the muscles as well as joints.
Dhanwantharam Thailam has many medicinal properties like:
1. Nervine Tonic
4. Anti-rheumatic or Anti-arthritic
12. Uterine tonic
a. It is mostly used for massaging.
b. It is being used in most Ayurvedic treatments like Dhara, Basti etc.
c. The oil that is processed for 101 times, is known as Dhanwantharam 101 and mostly used for the oral administration.
d. The dose for oral intake is – five to 20 drops once or twice in a day, before having food, with warm water or warm milk.
e. It is used for a massage for the women, after the delivery, to improve the body strength.
f. It is being used as massage oil for babies.
g. Internal use is being advised to get relief from fever, bloating or even urinary diseases.
Dhanwantharam Thailam, can be used for the treatment of all types of Vata Diseases. Many of these diseases are linked with the disorders of all the nervous system as well as musculoskeletal system. Its internal use is considered beneficial for the uterine tonic and also used after the delivery among the women for restoring their natural pre-pregnancy size of the uterus and prevent from the weakness.
Internal consimption of Dhanwantharam Thailam is beneficial for the following diseases:
3. Facial Paralysis
5. Muscular Weakness and pains
6. Tissue Wasting (or consumption)
8. Rheumatic diseases – Osteoarthritis & Joint Pains
11. Uterine Atony
Dhanwantharam Oil, is most commonly used as a massage oil externally. It can help in giving the feel of relaxation, as well as from local pain, numbness, and the joint swellings. It can also tone the muscles and improve the strength. In Particular, the massage is also recommended for the following diseases:
3. Knee Pain
There is no specific side effects are being reported with Dhanwantharam Thailam external application. With the recommended dosage on the oral intake of the Dhanwantharam Oil mostly have no side effect. If consumed in high dosage, that is, more than 5 ml, it can cause some of the following side effects like:
a. Belching with taste of Dhanwantharam Oil
c. Abdominal Discomfort