Posted On : 19 February, 2014
Sahacharadi Thailam is ayurvedic oil used internally as well as externally in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and neurological diseases such as sciatica, paralysis and numbness due to nervine weakness.
समूलशाखस्य सहाचरस्य तुलां समेतां दशमूलतश्च । पलानि पञ्चाशदभीरुतश्च पादावशेषं विपचेद्वहेऽपाम् ॥67॥
तत्र सेव्यनखकुष्ठहिमैला स्पृप्रियङ्गुनलिकाम्बुशिलाजैः । लोहितानलदलोहसुराद्वैः कोषनामिशितुरुष्कनतैश्च ॥68॥
तुल्यक्षीरं पालिकैस्तैलपात्रं सिद्धं कृच्छ्रान् शीलितं हन्ति वातान् ।कम्पाक्षेपस्तम्भशोषादियुक्तान् गुल्मोन्मादौ पीनसं योनिरोगान् ॥69॥
(Ashtang Hridya Chikitsa Sthan Chapter 21 versus 67-69)
सर्व वात विकाराणां तैलान्यन्यान्यतः शृणु||१४२|| चतुष्प्रयोगाण्यायुष्य बल वर्णकराणि च|
रजःशुक्र प्रदोषघ्नान्यपत्यजननानि च||१४३|| निरत्ययानि सिद्धानि सर्व दोषहराणि च
सहाचरतुलायाश्च रसे तैलाढकं पचेत्||१४४|| मूल कल्काद्दशपलं पयो दत्त्वा चतुर्गुणम्|
सिद्धेऽस्मिञ्छर्कराचूर्णादष्टादशपलं भिषक्||१४५|| विनीय दारुणेष्वेतद्वातव्याधिषु योजयेत्।
sarva vāta vikārāṇāṃ tailānyanyānyataḥ śṛṇu ||142||
catuṣprayogāṇyāyuṣya bala varṇakarāṇi ca|
rajaḥśukra pradoṣaghnānyapatyajananāni ca||143||
niratyayāni siddhāni sarva doṣaharāṇi ca|
sahācaratulāyāśca rase tailāḍhakaṃ pacet||144||
mūla kalkāddaśapalaṃ payo dattvā caturguṇam|
vinīya dāruṇeṣvetadvātavyādhiṣu yojayet|
(Charak Chikitsa Sthan chapter 28 versus 142 1⁄2- 1⁄2 146)
Ingredients of Sahacharadi Thailam
Strobilanthes heynianus, Aegle marmelos, Gmelina arborea, Premna serratifolia, Steriospermum coalis, Oroxylum indicum, Solanum anguivi, Solanum xanthocarpum, Desmodium gangeticum, Pseudarthria viscid, Tribulus terrestris, Asparagus racemosus are main ingredients of Sahacharadi Thailam.
Pharmacological action of Sahacharadi Thailam
Virya: sam sheetoshnam
Guna: Vata kapha haram
Sahacharadi Thailam is prepared from various Ayurvedic herbs that have benefits in Rheumatic and neurological diseases. It pacifies the vata and kapha humours according to Ayurvedic science.
It possesses characteristics of analgesic as well as anti-inflammatory. It reduces inflammation of joints and alleviates pain. It is used externally as well as oral administration. In both cases, it acts as an anti-inflammatory and gives relief from pain. Furthermore, it aims to prevent recurrence of diseases.
It is also used in management of varicosity. It is applied over the affected parts of the body and massage is advised from feet to legs means upwards direction. It gives strength to the veins and aids in proper circulation of blood. Moreover, it is widely used in other problems as well such as vaginal ailments, tumours and convulsions.
Traditional Ayurvedic Use and indications of Sahacharadi Thailam as Per Ashtang Hridayam:
Vata roga: Vota roga
Akshepa: Sudden involuntary movements e.g. conclusions in epilepsy
Stambh: Rigidness of organs, restriction of movement.
Shosh: Degeneration or malnourishment of an organ or whole body
Gulma: Abnormal growth including fibroids, tumour etc.
Unmaad: Psychosis and other mental disorders
Peenas: Rhinitis and sinusitis
Yonirog: Female reproductive disorders
Traditional Ayurvedic Use and indications of Sahacharadi Thailam as Per Charaka Samhita:
Ayushya: Promote longevity
Bala: Promotes Strength
Varna: Promotes completion
Rajah Shukra Dosha Ghan: Cures disorders of menstruations (ovulation) and semen
Anyaoatyajananani: Promotes the procreation of offspring
Sarva Dosha harni: Effective and alleviators of all the three Doshas.
[142 1⁄2- 1⁄2 146]
Other Common Therapeutic uses of Sahacharadi Thailam
Side effects and precautions with Sahacharadi Thailam
Internal use of Sahacharadi Thailam should be under supervision of qualified ayurvedic practitioner.
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.
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