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

Lomasathana tailam is an Ayurvedic medicine used to remove unwanted hair from the body. This medicine is in the form of herbal oil.

BENEFITS OF LOMASATHANA THAILAM

  • This medicine is popularly used to remove unwanted hair from the body as an external application.
  • As per Ayurvedic classics, it has lomasathana properties.

INDICATIONS OF LOMASATHANA THAILAM

  • Unwanted hair due to different aetiology like PCOS, hormone imbalance, etc.
  • Hirsutism- unwanted hair growth in the face and body 

INGREDIENTS OF LOMASATHANA THAILAM

SL NOSANSKRIT NAMEENGLISH/ LATINACTION
1KADALIMusa paradisiaca
2NISACurcuma longaAntibacterial action
3HARITALAArsenic trisulphideBalances vata, pitta, kapha
4PALASA KSHARAButea monospermaEffective in krimi roga
5SHANKHA BHASMAAsh of Turbinella pyrum
6SARSHAPA TAILAMMustard oil

METHOD OF PREPARATION

  • Oil prepared with the medicines mentioned above and mustard oil.
  • Detoxification of Haritala – The roughly powdered haritala boiling in the juice of kushmanda (ash gourd- Benincasa hispida) for 3hrs.

DOSHA- DUSHYA PREDOMINANCE AND ROGA MARGA

  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of all dosha imbalances.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, raktha, mamsa, asthi dhatu
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting bahya roga marga

DOSAGE AND USAGE

Apply the required quantity on the affected areas of the body, or as directed by the Physician.

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.

  • Hormonal imbalance is the major cause of hirsutism. Patients with PCOS practice regular exercises and following yogasanas.

· Bhujangasan, or Cobra Pose

· Dhanurasan, or Bow Pose

· Padmasan, or Lotus Pose

· Paschimottanasana, or Seated Forward Bend

 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 more oily foods, junk foods.
  • Drink more water.

SIDE EFFECTS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • This medicine should only administer as per the direction by the physician.
  • Improper administration may lead to side effects
  • Do not apply on skin prone to acne.
  •  Do not apply to wounds or burnt skin. 
  • 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 is based on your stage of the disease. Before using medicine consult a physician.

  • Can this medicine use for males?

             Yes, this medicine can be used for removing unwanted body hairs in both males and females.

EQUIVALENT MEDICINES

  • Lomasathana lepa – for external application

           AVAILABLE BRANDS

  • Vaidyaratnam

          RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Clinical Study of Romashatana Lepa W.S.R. to its Depilation Activity

http://jssayurvedacollege.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11-Clinical-Study-of-Romashatana-Lepa-w-s-r-to-Depilation-Activity.pdf

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