Reference: Sahasrayogam, Taila yoga prakarana 11

Introduction

Karpasasthyadi Thailam (Oil) is an Ayurvedic oil, used in the treatment of paralysis, facial palsy, spondylosis and other neuro-muscular conditions caused due to Vata imbalance.

Ingredients

  • Karpasa asthi – Cottton seed – Gossypium herbaceum – 768 g
  • Bala – Sida cordifolia – 768 g
  • Black gram – Phaseolus radiatus – 768 g
  • Kulattha – Dolichos biflorus – 76
  • Water for decoction – 12.288 ml, boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters.

16 g of fine powder of:-

  • Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
  • Bala – Sida cordifolia
  • Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata
  • Kushta – Saussurea lappa
  • Sarshapa – Mustard – Brassica juncea
  • Nagara – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
  • Shatahva – Anethum sowa
  • Pippalimoola – Piper longum (root)
  • Chavya – Piper chaba
  • Shigru – Moringa oleifera
  • Punarnava – Boerhaavia diffusa
  • Sesame oil – Sesamum indicum – 768 ml
  • Goat milk – 768 ml

Indications

Neuro-muscular conditions like Hemiplegia, Paraplegia, Facial palsy, Spondylitis etc.

How to Use?

For external use only. It is used in oil massage, Ayurvedic procedures like Basti (Enema), Dhara, Nasya etc. Good for application to head and body.

Side Effects

There are no side effects with this oil on external application.

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