ARIMEDADI TAILAM- Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Arimedadi tailam is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of diseases affecting teeth and oral cavity. This medicine is in the form of herbal oil. It is also known as irimedadi tailam.

BENEFITS OF ARIMEDADI TAILAM

  • This medicine used in the management of diseases of the oral cavity.
  • The route of administration of arimedadi tailam is the oral cavity as gargling.
  • This type of administration of medicine in Ayurveda known as gandusha and kabala.

INDICATIONS OF ARIMEDADI TAILAM

  • Toothache
  • Tooth decay
  • Stomatitis
  • Halitosis 

  INGREDIENTS OF ARIMEDADI TAILAM

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMEENGLISH/ LATINACTION
1ARIMEDAAcacia leucophloea 
2NYAGRODHAFicus bengalensisBalances pitta and kapha
3UDUMBARAFicus racemosaBalances pitta and kapha
4ASWATHAFicus religiosaBalances pitta and kapha
5PLAKSHAFicus lacorBalances pitta and kapha
6MADHUKAGlycyrrhiza glabraRejuvenator Beneficial effect on eyes
7ELAElettaria cardamomumBalances vata and kapha
8PATRACinnamomum tamalaEffective in cough
9TWAKCinnamomum zeylanicumThe beneficiary effect in respiratory diseases
10MANJISHTARubia cordifoliaEffective in skin diseases
11LODHRASymplocos racemosaAction on diarrhoea and dysentery
12GAYATHRIAcacia catechu 
13KATPHALAMyrica nagi 
14MUSTANutgrass/ Cyperus rotundusReduces fever
15AGURUAquillaria agallochaBalances vata and kapha
16HIMASantalum albumBalances pitta dosha, coolant effect on the body
17RAKTA CHANDANAPterocarpus santalinus 
18KARPURAcamphorahrodisiac
19JATIPHALAMyristica fragransbalances vata dosha, action on  nervous system
20TAKKOLAIllicium verum 
21JATAMAMSISpikenard/ Nardostachys jatamansiAction in the central nervous system
22DHATAKIWoodfordia fruticosaDHATAKI
23GAIRIKAMRed ochre (hematite)Balances pitta dosha
24MRINALACymbopogon jwarancusaBalances pitta dosha
25MISHIAnethum sowaCarminative
26VAIDEHIPiper longumBalances kapha, carminative
27PADMAKESARANelumbo nuciferaBalances pitta
28KUMKUMACrocus sativusRejuvenator
29LAKSHALaccifer lacca Helps in the healing
30BRIHATISolanum indicumBalances vata and pitta
31DEVADARUCedus deodaraReduces pain
32VILWAPATRABael /Eagle marmelousVILWA
33SHILAJITAsphaltumrejuvenator
34SARALAPinus roxburghi 
35SPRIKKAFilphinium zalil 
36PALASHAButea monosperma 
37HARIDRAcurcuma longaAntibacterial action
38DARUHARIDRABerberis aristataBalances kapha, pitta
39PRIYANGUCallicarpa macrophylla 
40TEJANIClematis triloba 
41PUSHKARAInula racemosaEffective in the respiratory system
42JAYAButilon theophrasti 
43VYAGHRISolanum xanthocarpumEffective in respiratory diseases
44MADANARandia dumetorumBalances kapha, vata

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Oil prepared with the decoction and paste of the above-mentioned drugs and Sesame oil.

DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA

  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, pitta, and kapha dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, raktha, mamsa,asthi ,majja dhatu – toothache, tooth decay
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting all roga marga

 madhyama roga marga – diseases of the oral cavity

            DOSAGE AND USAGE

Arimedadi tailam is to be administered for gargling. About 5 to 10 ml gargled for 10 minutes or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.

EXERCISES AND YOGA

Yoga and Pranayama are a set of breathing and stretching exercises respectively, widely practised in the treatment of many diseases.

Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – for getting calmness to the mind provide overall health

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. The patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.

                             

              RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOUR

  • Avoid food items which produce dosha imbalance like cold, more salty, sour and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items
  • Avoid smoking, chewing betel leaf and alcohol

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • This medicine should only administer as per the direction by the physician.
  • Improper administration leads to side effects
  • Can this medicine be used while taking Allopathic treatments?

                    Seek your doctor’s advice if you are using this medicine along with Allopathic treatments.

  • How long the medicine can be used?

            Duration of medicinal application into the oral cavity is based on your stage of the disease. Before using medicine consult a physician.

  • Is this medicine habit forming?

    This medicine is not habit-forming. After using for a prescribed period gradually decrease the duration and eventually stop it.

CLASSICAL REFERENCE

  • Sahasrayoga

EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Triphala kashaya for gargling
  • Khadiradi gulika

           AVAILABLE BRANDS

  RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Comparative Evaluation of Arimedadi Oil with 0.2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate in Prevention of Plaque and Gingivitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5020187/

2.     Evaluation of Irimedadi Taila as an adjunctive in treating plaque-induced gingivitis

 

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320369532_Evaluation_of_Irimedadi_Taila_as_an_adjunctive_in_treating_plaque-induced_gingivitis

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