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Shri Gopal Taila (Oil) - Benefits, Usage & Indications

Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Vatavyadhi 26/289-299

Shri Gopal Taila (Oil) is an Ayurvedic oil used to treat the various neuro-muscular conditions, improves brain and memory power etc. The oil is also used to treat ED problem. It is a versatile herbal oil which offers the various health benefits. It balances the tridoshas - Vata, Pitta and Kapha in body.


  • Shatavari juice extract – Asparagus racemosus – 3.072 liters
  • Kushmanda swarasa – Ash guard juice – Benincasa hispida – 3.072 liters
  • Amalaki swarasa – Amla juice – Emblica officinalis – 3.072 liters
  • Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera
  • Sahachara – Strobilanthes ciliatus
  • Bala – Sida cordifolia
  • Brihat Panchamoola – (Bilva – Aegle marmelos, Agnimantha – Premna mucronata, Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum, Gambhari – Gmelina arborea and Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens)
  • Vyaghri – Solanum xanthocarpum
  • Murva – Marsdenia tenacissima
  • Ketaka – Strychnos potatorum
  • Putika – Holoptelea integrifolia
  • Paribhadra – Erythrina variegate

The above herbs are used to prepare decoction – 3.072 liters

  • Tila taila – Oil of Sesamum indicum – 3.072 liters

Paste of fine powders of following herbs:-

  • Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera
  • Chorapushpi – Chrysopogon aciculatus
  • Padmaka – Prunus puddum
  • Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum
  • Bala – Sida cordifolia
  • Agaru – Aquilaria agallocha
  • Ghana – Cyperus rotundus
  • Sihlaka – Moringa pterygosperma
  • Chandana – Santalum album
  • Rakta Chandana – Pterocarpus santalinus
  • Triphala – (Haritaki – Terminalia chebula, Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica and Amalaki – Emblica officinalis)
  • Moorva – Marsdenia tenacissima
  • Trikatu – Pepper (Piper nigrum), Long pepper (Piper longum) and Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
  • Kumkuma – Saffron – Crocus sativus
  • Kastoori – Musk
  • Chaturjata (Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Patra – Cinnamomum tamala, Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum and Nagakeshara – Mesua ferrea)
  • Shilajit – Asphaltum
  • Nakha – Asparagus racemosus
  • Musta – Cyperus rotundus
  • Mrinala – Nelumbo lutea
  • Nilotpala – Nymphea stellata
  • Usheera – Vetiveria zizanioides
  • Mamsi – Nardostachys jatamansi
  • Mura – Astronium graveolens
  • Surataru – Cedrus deodara
  • Vacha – Acorus calamus
  • Dadima – Pomegranate – Punica granatum
  • Tumburu – Zanthoxylum armatum
  • Riddhi – Habenaria edgeworthii
  • Vriddhi – Habenaria intermedia
  • Damanaka – Artemisia maritime
  • Kshudra ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum

Medicinal Properties

Shri Gopal Taila is an effective Ayurvedic oil that has property to heal illness concerned with impaired vata, kapha and pitta doshas, having properties of a health tonic and aphrodisiac agent.

This Ayurvedic oil is very useful in various neuro-muscular conditions. It helps a lot in improving memory, enhances the retention power and intelligence on its application over scalp and forehead. Helps to improve brain functions and memory power. This is useful in psychotic conditions. It is also very efficient in providing strength to nerves, muscles and blood vessels.

This is a very suitable Ayurvedic remedy to deal with sexual problems such as erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, improving sexual stamina and strength.

It is an effective oil to use in pregnant woman which is applied gently over abdomen (without any massage), providing strength to abdominal muscles. Also it provides relief from pain and cramps happens during menstrual cycle.


  • Improves memory, retention power and intelligence when applied over scalp and forehead.
  • Strengthens nerves, muscles and blood vessels hence good for diabetes.
  • Helps to strengthen abdominal muscles and protects pregnancy.
  • Relieves menstrual cycle related pain in ladies.
  • Useful in psychotic conditions.
  • It is used in treating erectile dysfunction.

How to use?

It is only used for external application like massage. Apply over affected area twice daily.

Side Effects

  • There are no known side effects with this medicine.
  • For pregnant ladies this medicine should be taken only under medical supervision.
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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