Reference: Sharangdhar Samhita Madhyama Khanda 9/174 – 177.

Introduction

Kshara Thailam is an herbal oil, used in the treatment of tinnitus, ear ache, hearing loss, worm infestation etc.

Ingredients

Make a Paste of 12 g fine powder of each of:-

  • Mulaka – Radish – Raphanus sativus (Kshara)
  • Svarjika Kshara
  • Yava Kshara – Kshara of Barley – Hordeum vulgare
  • Vida Lavana – Vida salt
  • Samudra Lavana – Common salt
  • Romaka Lavana
  • Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt
  • Sauvarchala Lavana – Sochal salt
  • Hingu – Asafoetida
  • Shigru – Moringa oleifera
  • Mahaushadha – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
  • Devadaru – Himalayan cedar (bark) – Cedrus deodara
  • Vacha – Acorus calamus
  • Kushta – Saussurea lappa
  • Rasanjana – Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata
  • Shatapushpa – Indian Dill – Anethum sowa
  • Granthika – Long pepper (Root) – Piper longum
  • Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
  • Juice extract of Kadali – Banana stem – Musa paradisiaca – 3.072 liters
  • Beejapoora Swarasa – Lemon juice extract – 3.072 liters
  • Madhu Shukta – Fermented sweet preparation – 3.072 liters

How to Make?

All the ingredients are mixed and boiled till total moisture is lost from the oil, filtered.

Indications

  • Ear problems such as itching, pus, infection, otitis, tinnitus, and ear ache and worms etc.
  • Deafness.
  • Facial and dental ailments.
  • Balances Vata and Kapha.

Direction for Use

3-5 drops into each ear.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects with this oil on external application. However, its use should only be done under medical supervision.

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