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Shankhpushpi Thailam (Oil)

Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Bala Roga Chikitsa 71 – 155-159

Shankhpushpi Thailam is an herbal oil which is used to improve memory and intelligence in kids. It also improves nourishment.


Take 1 part each of:-

  • Shankhapushpi – Clitorea ternatea
  • Mahanimba – Melia azadirachta
  • Vasa – Adhatoda vasica
  • Arjuna – Terminalia arjuna
  • Aranala – Fermented gruel
  • Laksha – Laccifer lacca
  • Mastu – Curd supernatent liquid
  • Dadima – Pomegranate – Punica granatum
  • Daru – Cedrus deodara
  • Turmeric – Curcuma longa
  • Daruharidra – Berberis aristata
  • Triphala – Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica and Phyllanthus emblica
  • Chandana – Pterocarpus santalinus
  • Usheera – Vetiveria zizanioides
  • Nagarmotha– Cyperus rotundus
  • Shrikhanda – Santalum album
  • Licorice – Glycyrhiza glabra
  • Shyama – Operculina turpethum
  • Shaivala – Convolvulus pluricaulis
  • Shephali – Vitex negundo
  • Ratoptala – Nymhaea stellata
  • Rasanjana – Aqueous extract of Berberis aristata
  • Gandhadravya – Kasturi

Method of Preparation

Oil is prepared by using these ingredients in a proper taila pak method.

How to use?

It can also be used to apply all over the body.

It can be used in place of hair oil for kids.


  • Improves memory and intelligence in kids.
  • Improves skin texture, immunity and strength in children.

Side Effects

  • There are no side effects for external application.
  • Oral intake is best avoided.
Note:- This is pure classical Ayurvedic medicine and should be strictly consumed only after prescription of an Ayurvedic doctor and to be taken under medical supervision only.
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