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Ashtapatra Taila

Ashtapatra Taila is an ayurvedic taila formulation which is used to treat Shiro roga (Diseases of the head).

The Reference —

बिल्वंकारस्करदलं भ्रामरं शक्रवल्लरी |
सामृतंनागवल्यग्रं पटोलामलकं तथा ||
आसुत्य द्विगुणंक्षीर तैलप्रस्थं विपाचयेत् |
अष्टपत्रमिदं तैलं शिरोरोगविनाशनम् ||

bilvaṅkāraskaradalaṁ bhrāmaraṁ śakravallarī |
sāmr̥tannāgavalyagraṁ paṭōlāmalakaṁ tathā ||
āsutya dviguṇaṅkṣīra tailaprasthaṁ vipācayēt |
aṣṭapatramidaṁ tailaṁ śirōrōgavināśanam ||

The Contents —

  • Tila Taila
  • Bilwa patra — Aegle marmelos
  • Karasakara (Vishatinduka) dala — Leafs of Strychnos nux-vomica
  • Bhramara (Bhringaraja patra) — Eclipta alba
  • Sakravallari (Indravaruni patra) — Citrullus colocynthis
  • Amruta (Guduchi) patra — Tinospora cordifolia
  • Nagavalyagra (Nagavalli) — Betel leaves
  • Patola patra — Trichosanthes Dioica
  • Amalaki patra Swarasa — Emblica officinalis
  • Ksheera

Uses –

  • Apply over the scalp as Hair oil

The Indications —

  • Shiro roga — Headache , Dizziness etc.,

Reference —

Sahasra Yoga Taila Prakarana

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