Posted On : 09 December, 2014
Chandanadi Thailam is ayurvedic-medicated oil used for relieving heat exhaustion, burning sensation and vertigo or dizziness. It is used by various methods. It can be applied over the scalp for diseases of hairs and aiding in burning sensation of head. In some diseases of neurological origin, its 2 to 8 drops are instilled in nose. The procedure is known as nasal instillation. Body massage with this oil is good for people who are prone to heat and usually have a problem of sunstroke. It is also given orally in bleeding disorders, gout and herpes.
Santalum album, Pavonia odorata, Nardostachys jatamansi, Emblica officinalis, Glycyrhiza glabra, Hemidesmus indicus, Sida cordifolia are main ingredients of Chandanadi Thailam. These herbs are coolant in nature and potency. These are used in various diseases occurred due to excessive heat inside the body or in summer seasonal diseases. The other ingredients are Desmostachya bipinnata, Saccharum spontaneum, Rubia cordifolia, Lotus stamen, Nelumbo nucifera etc.
Chandanadi Thailam is coolant and pacifies pitta humour as per ayurveda. When it is applied over the skin or head or gently massaged the affected area, it relieves burning sensation of skin and scalp.
Its nasal administration (nasya) treats nasal bleeding, headache especially headache with tingling or burning sensation, reeling sensation. It pacifies heat and stops the bleeding from the nose son it is beneficial in nosebleed.
Its internal intake is also useful in gout and other bleeding disorders. It removes body heat. It is more beneficial if you are experience heat in your feet. In heavy menstrual bleeding, it works on same principle of coolant. In ayurveda, excessive bleeding is due to excessive heat inside the body so it pacifies pitta and gives relief from heavy bleeding.
There are no side effects when it is used externally. However, for its internal use consult a qualified ayurvedic physician.
Dr Gurnam Singh Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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