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

Asaneladi tailam is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of diseases affecting the head. This medicine is in the form of herbal oil.

BENEFITS OF ASANELADI TAILAM

  • This medicine used in the management of diseases of the head (Shiras).
  • The administration of asaneladi tailam as oil massage on the head.
  • This type of administration of medicine in Ayurveda known as abhyangam.

INDICATIONS OF ASANELADI TAILAM

  • Migraine
  • Vascular headache
  • Earache
  • Hearing problems
  • Tinnitus
  • Eye irritations

  INGREDIENTS OF ASANELADI TAILAM

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMEENGLISH/ LATINACTION
1ASANAPterocarpus marsupiumBalances kapha and pitta
2VILVAAegle marmelosBalances vata and kapha
3BALASidacordifoliaBalances vata dosha
4AMRITATinospora cordifoliaBalances vata and pitta
5ELAElettaria cardamomumBalances vata and kapha
6STHULA ELAAmomum subulatumBalances vata and kapha
7TURUSHKAHydnocarpus laurifoliaEffective in skin diseases
8PUSHKARAMOOLAInula racemosaEffective in respiratory diseases
9PHALINICallicarpa macrophylla 
10BRAHMIBacopa monnieriBeneficial effect in the brain
11JALAPlectranthus vettiveroides  Balances pitta
12DHYAMAKACymbopogon martini 
13SPRIKKAAdenosma indiana 
14CHORAKAAngelica glaucaBalances kapha vata
15CHOCHACinnamomum zeylanicum 
16TAGARAValeriana wallichiThe beneficiary effect on the central nervous system
17STHOUNEYATaxus buccata 
18JATIPHALAMyristica fragransbalances vata dosha, action on the nervous system
19RASACommiphora myrrhaAntimicrobial activity
20SUKTIOstrea edulis 
21VYAGHRAIpomoea pestizoides 
22DEVADARUCedus deodaraReduces pain
23USHIRAVetiveria zizanioidesAntipyretic action
24SRIVASAKAPinus longifolia 
25CHANDACostus speciosus 
26GUGGULUCommiphora mukulAnalgesic
27KUMKUMACrocus sativusRejuvenator
28DEVADHOOPAShorea robustaAntimicrobial action
29KHAPURABoswellia serrata 
30PUNNAGACalophyllum inophyllumBalances kapha and pitta
31NAGAHVAMesua ferreaCarminative
32KARPURAcamphorAphrodisiac

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Oil prepared with the decoction of asana, vilwa, bala, amrita and paste of rest of the above-mentioned drugs and milk. Sesame oil or coconut oil can be used for its preparation.

DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA

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

 madhyama roga marga – headache, eye irritations

DOSAGE AND USAGE

External application on the head 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.
  • Oil massage on the head is advised. This alleviates vata dosha.
  • Avoid smoking 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 on the head 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

  • Shatbindu tailam             used for headache as nasal installation
  • Anutailam

           AVAILABLE BRANDS

       RESEARCH PAPERS

1.     Immune-Stimulatory and Therapeutic Activity of Tinospora cordifolia: Double-Edged Sword against Salmonellosis.

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jir/2017/1787803/

2.     The effect of a scalp massage on stress hormone, blood pressure, and heart rate of healthy female

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5088109/

 

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