MAHAMASHA THAILAM- Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Mahamasha Thailam is one of the powerful Ayurveda oil,, widely used for many neurological conditions. Masha means black gram, which is the main ingredient of this oil. It is used both for external and internal administration. It contains a non veg ingredient.

BENEFITS OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

  • Relieve stiffness
  • Relieve muscle spasam
  • Relieve pain from multiple joints

INDICATIONS OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

  • Paralysis
  • Facial palsy
  • Head ache
  • Eye disorder
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Osteo Arthritis
  • Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy

INGREDIENTS OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

Each 100 ml contains:

Preparation of Decoction:

SERIAL NO:SANSKRIT NAMEBOTANICAL NAMEPARTS USEDQUANTITY
1MashaPhasleolus mungo 1.500kg
SERIAL NO:SANSKRIT NAMEBOTANICAL NAMEPARTS USEDQUANTITY
1BilvaAegle marmelos Root600gm
2AgnimanthaPremna mucronata Root600gm
3ShyonakaOroxylum indicum Root600gm
4PatalaStereospermum suaveolens Root600gm
5GambhariGmelina arborea Root600gm
6BrihatiSolanum indium Root600gm
7KantakariSolanum Xanthocarpum Root600gm
8GokshuraTribulus terrestris Flower600gm
9ShalaparniDesmodium gangeticum Root600gm
10PrishnaparniUraria picta Root600gm
11AmruthaTinospora cordifolia Stem600gm
12VrishaAdhatoda vasica Root600gm
13NirgundiVitex negundo Root600gm
14GirimardiniAerva lanata Root600gm
15VetragraGarcinia indica Root600gm

Preparation of kalka dravyas:

1AtmaguptaMucuna pruriens Root12gm
2Castor rootRicinus communis Root12gm
3ManjishtaRubia cordifolia Root12gm
4ChavyaPiper chaba Root12gm
5ChitrakaPlumbago zeylanica Root12gm
6RasnaPluchea lanceolata Rhizome12gm
7MadhukaGlycyrrhiza glabra Root12gm
8DevadaruCedrus deodara Wood12gm
9AmrutaTinospora cordifolia Stem12gm
10KushtaSaussurea lappa Root12gm
11AshwagandhaWithania somnifera Rhizome12gm
12VachaAcorus calamus Rhizome12gm
Tila Taila – Sesame oil – 20 litre

Method of preparation

Firstly prepare decoction as in prescribed manner, in that we should add kalka dravyas in the stage of choornam, mix it well. Then we should add sesame oil, process of boiling continues. When it attains the consistency, we should add goat brain soup, mix it well. Later, again process of boiling continues. Again when it attains the consistency, we should add milk, finally, when the preparation attains khara paka, we can filter it.

DOSE WITH USAGE OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

Take required amount of Thailam, apply were feels pain more. For better results, use  under  the  supervision of a qualified Ayurveda doctor, will deliver best cure for different ailments.

Oral administration _ 5 to 10 drops one or two times a day before meals with hot water.

For Nasya _ 2 – 4 drops each nostrils.

EXERCISE AND YOGA OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

  • Standing hamstring stretch exercise
  • Partial curl exercise
  • Extension exercise
  • Butterfly pose yoga
  • Anjaneyasana yoga

RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOR OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

.) Fatty Fish, Garlic, Ginger, Walnuts, Grapes can include in our daily diet regimen.

.) Avoid lifting too much, prolonged sitting, sleeping in uncomfortable position

RESEARCH PAPER ON MAHAMASHA THAILAM

Role of Navana Nasya with Mahamasha Thailam and Shirovasti with Ksheera bala Thailam in the management of Ardita: A comparative clinical study by Gupta Anil published in IJRAP, 2017.

BRANDS AVAILABLE OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

AVN, Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala, Nagarjuna

CLASSICAL REFERENCE OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

Bhaishajya Ratnavali – Vatavyadhi Prakarana – 26/570-577

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATION OF MAHAMASHA THAILAM

There are no known side effects with this oil. People with diabetes, hypercholesterolemia and high Bp should exercise precaution while taking orally.

CONCLUSION

Mahamasha Thailam is one of the great formulations of Ayurveda. This is formulated through the herbs mixture. The main ingredient of this formulation is black urad (Masha). Masha is known for its therapeutically properties like cooling, aphrodisiac, nerving tonic, anti-inflammatory, demulcent and immunity enhancer.

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