Prasarinyadi (PRASARINEE) Thailam-Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Prasarinyadi (PRASARINEE)  Thailam is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of neuromuscular diseases. This medicine is in the form of herbal oil for external application.

BENEFITS OF Prasarinyadi (PRASARINEE)  Thailam

  • This medicine used in the management of neuromuscular and joint diseases like arthritis as oil massage.
  • This type of administration of medicine in Ayurveda known as abhyangam.
  • As per Ayurvedic classics, it balances vata and kapha.


  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Swelling  of joints
  • Locked jaw
  • Facial palsy
  • Joint stiffness
  • Neuralgia
  • Cervical spondylitis
  • Paralysis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Low backache

  INGREDIENTS OF Prasarinyadi (PRASARINEE)  Thailam

1PRASARINIPaederia foetida 
2RASNApluchea lanceolataBalances  vata
3DEVADARUCedus deodaraReduces pain
4PIPPALI MULAPiper longumCarminative on internal administration
5CHITRAKAMPlumbago zeylanicaCarminative on internal administration
6GAJAPIPPALIPiper chabaCarminative on internal administration
7MADHUKAGlycyrrhiza glabraRejuvenator Beneficial effect on eyes
8BHALLATAKASemicarpus anacardiumrejuvenator
9JATAMAMSINardostachys jatamansiThe beneficiary effect on the nervous system
10SAINDHAVA LAVANARock saltbalances vata, pitta, kapha
11SHATAHVAAnethum sowaCarminative on internal administration
12VACHAAcorus calamusBeneficiary effect in the nervous system


Oil prepared with the decoction of prasarini, curd, kanjika (fermented rice water), cow’s milk, the paste of rest of the above-mentioned drugs, and Sesame oil.


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, kapha 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


  • External application on the affected area as oil massage or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.


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.

  • Below mentioned yoga practices are effective in joint stiffness and arthritis.

*     Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)

*     Child’s Pose (Balasana)

*     Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar)


  • 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


  • 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.


  • Sahasrayoga


  • Kottamchukkadi Taila
  • Ksheerabala tailam
  • Sudhabala tailam
  • Cheriya bala tailam


  • Nagarjuna


1.     Pilot study investigating the effects of Ayurvedic Abhyanga massage on subjective stress experience

2.     Physio-Anatomical Explanation of Abhyanga: An Ayurvedic Massage Technique for Healthy Life

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