Reference: Sahasrayogam, Tailayoga Prakarana 43


Balahatadi Thailam is an herbal oil, used in Ayurvedic treatment of headache. This medicine is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda principle.


Paste made from fine powders of:-

  1. Chandana – Santalum album
  2. Amaya (Kushta) – Saussurea lappa
  3. Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
  4. Taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum
  5. Decoction prepared from:-

  6. Bala – Sida cordifolia
  7. Hata – Emblica officinalis
  8. Amruta – Tinospora cordifolia
  9. Mudga – Green gram – Vigna radiate
  10. Masha – Black gram –  Phaseolus radiates

Method of Preparation

Fine paste is made from the fine powder of 1-4 ingredients. Decoction is prepared from 5-9 ingredients. Mix all the ingredients to oil to make Balahatadi Thailam.


  • Headaches such as migraine
  • Dizziness
  • Sleeplessness

How to Use?

Apply it over forehead and scalp once or twice a day or as advised by Ayurvedic doctor.

It is also used in Ayurvedic procedures like Shirodhara, Shiropichu, Shirovasti etc.

Side Effects

  • There are no known side effects with this product.
  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
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