Posted On : 19 February, 2014
Triphaladi oil is used for nose, head and neck problems such as sinusitis, alopecia, premature graying of hairs and hair fall. It is used in panchkarma procedure of nasal instillation for treatment of sinusitis.
Indian gooseberry, Chebulic myrobalan, Beleric myrobalan and tinospora cordifoila are main ingredients in triphaladi oil. Other ingredients are sesame oil, licorice, Indian sarsaparilla, Himalayan cedar, Indian water lily, Indian crocus, Indian valerian etc.
Pharmacological action of Triphaladi oil
As per ayurveda, it pacifies vata and kapha humors. Massage of this oil over the scalp prevents hair fall and beneficial in premature graying of hairs. According to ayurveda, hair fall and premature of hairs are due to vata humor. It pacifies aggravated vata and reduces occurrence of hair fall or premature graying of hairs.
In nasal diseases, it acts on vata and kapha humors. It reduces inflammation of nasal cavity so it is helpful in chronic catarrh. Moreover, it possesses anti-microbial properties. Due to these properties, it aids in sinusitis as well. It is observed in many cases that it also reduces the size of nasal polyp when regularly instilled in both nostrils.
Hair fall, hair loss or alopecia
Premature graying of hairs
Chronic cold or chronic catarrh
There are no severe side effects observed with the use of triphaladi oil but it causes some irritation in nasal cavity when it is instilled in nostrils. Massage with this oil over the scalp does not cause anything wrong.
Dr Gurnam Singh Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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