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Brahmi Oil Australia

Author : Gurnam Saini  

Posted On : 18 January, 2014



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Brahmi Thailam Oil - Ayurveda  Medicine in Melbourne, Australia


Brahmi Thailam is used in brain and stress disorders. Massage with brahmi thailam is recommended in headache, anxiety, depression and mental exhaustion.



ब्राह्मी च पिच्छिलायुष्या संशन्मादविनाशनी। वयसःस्थापनी मेधावाक्स्वरपित्तदा परम् ।।

तिक्ता हृद्या कटुः पाके श्वासश्लेष्मनिर्ऋतनी। मंडूकी तद्गुणान्यूना वह्निकृन्नाति पित्तला ।।


(Shodal Nighantu reference)


ब्राह्मी कपोतवता च सोमवल्ली सरस्वती। मण्डूकपर्णी माण्डूकी त्वाष्ट्री दिव्या महौषधी ।।

ब्राह्मी हिमासरा तिक्ता लघुर्मेध्या च शीतला। कषाया मधुरा स्वादुपाकाऽऽयुष्या रसायनी ।।

स्वर्या स्मृतिप्रदा कुष्ठपाण्डुमेहास्रकासजित् । विषशोथज्वरहरी तद्वन्मण्डूकपर्णिनी ।।


(Bhava Prakasa reference)


ब्राह्मी सरस्वती सौम्या सुरश्रेष्ठा सुवर्चला। कपोतवेगा वैधात्री दिव्यतेजा महौषधी ।।

स्वायंभुवी सोमलता सुरेज्या बह्मकन्यका। मण्डूकमाता मत्स्याक्षी मण्डूकी सुरसा तथा ।

मध्या वीरा भारती च वरा च परमेष्ठिनी। दिव्या च शारदी चेति ज्ञेयाऽवर्णकरावया ॥

ब्राह्मी हिमा कषाया च तिक्ता वातास्रपित्तजित् । बुद्धिं प्रज्ञां च मेधा च कुर्यादायुष्यवर्धनी ।।

(Raj Nighantu reference)



Brahmi Ghritam:



पुराणं घृतमुन्मदालक्ष्म्यपस्मारपापनुत् ॥२५॥


(Charak Samhita Chikitsa Sthan Chapter 5, Versus 25)


Main Ingredients of Brahmi Oil


Bacopa monnieri, Emblica officinalis and Sesame oil are main ingredients of Brahmi Oil. Bacopa monnieri has beneficial effects on stressed brain and other to enhance its potency of action. It may have sedative action and act as a nervine and cardio tonic. It may also have anticonvulsant properties.


Ayurvedic Pharmacological Action of Brahmi Oil


Rasa: Madhur, Tikta and Kashya

Virya: Sheeta

Vipaka: Madhur

Guna: Vata and Pitta shamana, Vata anuloman, Laghu,


As per Ayurveda, it pacifies vata humor and has soothing and calming effects on the brain and nervous system. It relaxes the mind as well so beneficial in mental exhaustion or mental fatigue. In depression or anxiety, its massage gives great relaxation to the brain or mind by which may be efficacious in these diseases.


Traditional Ayurveda Uses and Indications of Brahmi as per above shloka:


बुद्धिं प्रज्ञां च मेधा च कुर्यादायुष्यवर्धनी : Intellect and memory enhancer and Longevity enhancer

रसायनी: Rejuvinator

स्वर्या: Promotes voice

स्मृतिप्रदा:Nervine tonic

कुष्ठ: Used in Skin disorders

पाण्डु: Anaemia

मेहास्रकासजित्: Diabetes, blood disorder and Cough

विषशोथज्वरहरी: Anti-poisonous, Anti pyretic and anti inflammatory

मुन्मदालक्ष्म्यपस्मारपापनुत्: Indicated in: Unmaad -  psychosis/insanity, Alakshmia - inauspiciousness, apasamara- Epilepsy/convulstions


Acharya Charaka has mentioned Brahmi as a Prajasthanpana (Fertility enhancer) herb.


Other Historical indications of Brahmi Thailam oil:


It is used externally over the head for massage. Its massage is recommended in following conditions:

  1. Headache or migraine
  2. For relieving daily stress or mental exhaustion due to mental work
  3. Anxiety and depression
  4. Insomnia
  5. Skin disorder
  6. Premature greying of hair
  7. Hair fall
  8. Alopecia
  9. Infertiliy due to stress or unknown causes


Side-effects and Precautions of Brahmi oil


Excess use of Brahmi oil can increase Vata dosha. It should be taken with caution when taken alongside with allopathic antidepressant and anxiolytic medicine. Otheriwse, there is no side effects mentioned in Ayurvedic texts or reported by clients as such from prescribed therapeutic dosage of this preparation. It is advisable that Ayurvedic medicine and treatment are generally considered to be safe when taken under the supervision and guidance of an Ayurvedic Doctor, but rarely may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases. We recommend seeking urgent medical attention in the case of an adverse reaction.




  1. Dravyaguna Vienna. Study of the Essential Medicinal Plants in Ayurveda by J.L.N. Sastry, forwarded by k.C. Chunekar. Vol 1. Chaukhambha Orientalia Varanasi. 2010. Pg: 395-397.
  2. Agnivesa’s Charaka Samhitha. Text with English Translation and Critical Exposition based on Chakrapani Datta’s Ayurvedadipika by Ram Karan Sharma and Vaidya Bhagwan Dash. Chaukambha Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, English Version, Vol-3. Edition-2005. Pg: 447.
  3. Nighantu Adarsa, by Bapalal G. Vaidya. Vol 1. Chaukambha Bharati Academy. 2007. Pg: 625.




If you wish to consult Ayurveda, you may choose to contact one of our Ayurveda Practitioners Gurnam Saini or Pooja Saini in Melbourne. Both of our Practitioners are Qualified Ayurveda Doctors from India. You may contact us at "Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic".  People who can't reach us personally, may choose for online Ayurveda consultation. 




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Author Bio:

Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More

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