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Guggulyadi Taila

Guggulyadi Taila is an Ayurvedic taila formulation which is used to treat Kushta (Chronic skin diseases).

The Shloka —

गुग्गुलुमरिचविडङ्गैः सर्षपकासीससर्जरसमुस्तैः |
श्रीवेष्टतालगन्धैः मनशिलाकुष्टकंपिल्लैः ||
उभयहरिद्रासहितैः चक्रीतैलेनमिश्रितैरेभिः |
दिनकरकराभितप्तैः कुष्टं गृष्टं च नष्टं च ||

guggulumaricaviḍaṅgaiḥ sarṣapakāsīsasarjarasamustaiḥ |
śrīvēṣṭatālagandhaiḥ manaśilākuṣṭakampillaiḥ ||
ubhayaharidrāsahitaiḥ cakrītailēnamiśritairēbhiḥ |
dinakarakarābhitaptaiḥ kuṣṭaṁ gr̥ṣṭaṁ ca naṣṭaṁ ca ||

The Contents —

  • Guggulu — Commiphora mukul
  • Maricha — Piper nigrum
  • Vidanga — Embelia ribes
  • Sarshapa — Brassica campestris
  • Kasisa
  • Sarja rasa — Vateria Indica
  • Mushta — Cyperus rotundus
  • Sriveshta (Gandhaphiroja)
  • Tala (Talaka)
  • Gandhaka
  • Manahshila
  • Kushta — Sausserea lappa
  • Kampilla — Mallotus philippinensis
  • Ubhaya Haridra — Haridra (Cucurma longa) + Daruharidra (Berberis aristata)

How to use —

  • External application

The Indications —

  • Kushta — Chronic skin diseases

Reference —

Sahasra Yoga Taila Prakarana 24

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