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Karpasasthyadi Taila

Karpasasthyadi Taila is an ayurvedic taila formulation which is used to treat facial paralysis, neuro muscular conditions which is caused by Vata imbalance. It is used as Pana, Navana and Abhyanga.

The Reference Shloka —

कार्पासास्थिबलामाषकुलत्थैः क्वथिते रसे |
देवदारुबलारास्नाकुष्टसर्षपनागरैः ||
शताह्वापिप्पलीमूलचव्यशिग्रुपुनर्नवैः |
कल्कितं तैलमाजने क्षीरेण सहितं पचेत् ||
तत्पाननावनाभ्यङ्गयोगत्त्सर्वानिलापहम् |
विशेषादपबाहुं च पक्षाघातमथार्दितं हरेत् ||


kārpāsāsthibalāmāṣakulatthaiḥ kvathitē rasē |
dēvadārubalārāsnākuṣṭasarṣapanāgaraiḥ ||
śatāhvāpippalīmūlacavyaśigrupunarnavaiḥ |
kalkitaṁ tailamājanē kṣīrēṇa sahitaṁ pacēt ||
tatpānanāvanābhyaṅgayōgattsarvānilāpaham |
viśēṣādapabāhuṁ ca pakṣāghātamathārditaṁ harēt ||

The Contents —

  • Devadaru — Cedrus deodara
  • Bala — Sida cordifolia
  • Rasna — Pluchea lanceolata
  • Kushta — Sausserea lappa
  • Sarshapa – Brassica juncea
  • Nagara (Sunti) — Zingiber officinale
  • Satahwa — Anethum sowa
  • Pippali moola — Piper longum
  • Chavya — Piper chaba
  • Sigru — Moringa oleifera
  • Punarnava — Boerhavia diffusa
  • Tila Taila
  • Karpasasathi — Cotton seed
  • Bala Moola — Sida cordifolia
  • Masha — Phaseolus radiata
  • Kuluttha quatha — Dolichos biflorus
  • Aja Ksheera

The Indications —

  • Sarva Vata Roga — All diseases caused by imbalance of Vata ‘
  • Apabahuka — Frozen shoulder
  • Pakshaghata — Hemiplegia
  • Ardita — Facial palsy

How to use —

Used as Abhyanga, Basti (Enema), Dhara , Nasya etc., It is good for the application on the head and body.

Side effects —

No known side effects have been reported.

Reference —
Shasrayoga Taila Prakarana

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