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Lakshadi Taila

Lakshadi Taila is an ayurvedic taila formulation which is used to treat Fever, Unmada, Swasa (Bronchial asthma), Apasmara, Garbhini hitakara. It is used as Abhyanga.

The Reference —

लाक्षारससमं तैलं तैलान्मस्तु चतुर्गुणं |
अश्वगन्धा निशा दारु कौन्तीकुष्टाब्दचन्दनैः ||
समूर्वारोहिणीरास्नाशताह्वामधुकैस्समैः |
सिद्धं लाक्षादिकं नाम तैलमभ्यञ्जनादिनाम् ||
सर्वंज्वरक्षयोन्मादश्वासापस्मारपाप्मजित् |
यक्षराक्षसभूतघ्नं गर्भिणीनां च शस्यते ||

lākṣārasasamaṁ tailaṁ tailānmastu caturguṇaṁ |
aśvagandhā niśā dāru kauntīkuṣṭābdacandanaiḥ ||
samūrvārōhiṇīrāsnāśatāhvāmadhukaissamaiḥ |
siddhaṁ lākṣādikaṁ nāma tailamabhyañjanādinām ||
sarvañjvarakṣayōnmādaśvāsāpasmārapāpmajit |
yakṣarākṣasabhūtaghnaṁ garbhiṇīnāṁ ca śasyatē || 

The Contents —

  • Ashwagandha — Withania somnifera
  • Nisha (Haridra) — Curcuma longa
  • Daru (Devadaru) — Cedrus deodara
  • Kounthi (Renuka) — Vitex negundo
  • Kushta — Saussurea lappa
  • Abda (Musta) — Cyperus rotundus
  • Chandana — Santalum album
  • Murva — Marsdenia tenacissima
  • Rohini (Katukarohini) — Picrorhiza kurroa
  • Rasna — Alpinia galanga
  • Satahwa — Anethum graveolens
  • Madhuka — Madhuca longifolia
  • Tila Taila
  • Laksha Rasa — Laccifera lacca
  • Dadhi mastu

How to use —

As an external application as Abhyanga.

Actions and Indications —

  • Sarva Jwara — All kinds of Fever
  • Kshaya — Emaciation
  • Unmada — Insanity
  • Shwasa — Bronchial Asthma
  • Apasmara — Epilepsy
  • Yaksha Rakshasa Badha
  • Bhutaghna
  • Garbhini Hitakara

The Reference —

Sahasra Yoga Taila Prakarana

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