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

Likucha tailam is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of joint diseases. This medicine is in the form of herbal oil for external application.

BENEFITS OF LIKUCHA THAILAM

  • This medicine used in the management of joint diseases like arthritis as oil massage.
  • This type of administration of medicine in Ayurveda known as abhyangam.

INDICATIONS OF LIKUCHA THAILAM

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Inflammatory swelling  of joints
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Kneejoint pain
  • Ankle joint pain

  INGREDIENTS OF LIKUCHA THAILAM

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMELATIN/ ENGLISHACTION
1DEVADARUCedus deodaraReduces pain
2NISACurcuma longaAntibacterial action
3SHALAShorea robusta 
4LAKUCHAArtocarpus hirsutus 
5SHATAPUSHPAAnethum sowacarminative

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Oil prepared with the juice of lakucha pathra, tandulambu (rice wash) 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 dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, raktha, mamsa,asthi,majja dhatu – joint diseases
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting

 madhyama roga marga – arthritis

DOSAGE AND USAGE

  • External application on the affected area as oil massage 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. 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.

Avoid heavy exercises which further aggravate degenerated conditions.

              RECOMMENDED DIET AND BEHAVIOUR

  • Avoid food items which produce vata dosha imbalance like cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because vata imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items, cow’s milk
  • Oil massage on body advised. Which alleviates vata dosha

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • This medicine is used for external application only.
  • Improper usage may lead to side effects.
  • Can this oil be used while taking Allopathic treatments for rheumatoid arthritis?

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

  • How long this oil can be used?

            Duration of oil application on the joints is based on your stage of the disease. Before using medicine consult a physician.

  • Can this medicine used for degenerative arthritis?

             Yes, this oil is effective in degenerative joint diseases like osteoarthritis.

EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • kottamchukkadi tailam
  • ksheerabala tailam

           AVAILABLE BRANDS

  • Vaidyaratnam

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, United States. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please consult your GP before the intake.

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