Narayan or Mahanarayan Oil Thailam is a herbal medicated oil for arthritic or rheumatic diseases. Usually, it is beneficial in pain and stiffness of joints. It is used to reduce swelling and inflammation of joints. It can be taken orally to reduce acute joint pain as well as massage is beneficial in joint and muscular diseases.
Main Ingredients of Narayan Oil
Withania somnifera, Tribulus terrestris, Asparagus recemosus, Solanum xanthocarpum, Sida retusa, Erythrina variegate, Paederia foetida, Goat milk, Gingely Oil, Boerhaavia diffusa are main ingredients in Narayana Thailam.
Pharmacological action of Narayan Thailam Oil
Narayana Thailam pacifies vata according to ayurveda and vata is responsible for pain. However, pain can occurs at any area of the body including muscles and joints but vitiated vata will be behind its causes. Narayana thailam assuages pain by pacifying vata humor.
Massage with Narayana Thailam helps to improves blood circulation to the area as well as increase strength of body parts. It strengthens surrounding muscles and ligaments around the joints by which person becomes able to bear pain and weight.
Internal use of Narayana Thailam is usually recommended in acute pain. It is helpful in enhancement of production of synovial fluids. Therefore, it is beneficial in osteoarthritis. Furthermore, it also acts as analgesic by pacifying vata humor so beneficial in instant reduction of pain caused by joint disorders.
Uses and indications of Narayan Thailam
Hemiplegia or paralysis
Tongue and teeth ailments
Side effects and precautions with Narayan Oil
There are no side effects with its external uses. However, internal use of it should be under the supervision of ayurvedic physician.
Dr. 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. In Australia he pursued post graduate degree in mental health from La Trobe University, Melbourne (Australia). He has worked as associated Nurse Unit Management in Eastern Healths, Melbourne for 9 years. 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