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Maha Lakshadi Taila

Maha Lakshadi Taila  is an ayurvedic taila preparation which treats Jeerna Jwara, Kshaya (Emaciation), Unmada, Swasa (Bronchial Asthma), Apasmara, Balya (Increases strength), Pushtikaraka, Garbhini hitakara.  It is used as an external application as Abhyanga taila. 

The Shloka —

लाक्षोशीरबलाक्वाथजले द्विप्रस्थमस्तुके |
पृश्निपर्णिविषाद्वन्द्वं द्वे हरिद्रे शतावरी ||
जीवकर्षभकौरास्नासरलंदेवदारु च |
मुस्ताविदारीमञ्जिष्टाबालका अगुरुवत्सकं ||
कुष्टलोहितयष्टिं च मधूकं द्वे च शारिवे |
अनन्तामलकीमूर्वामयूरं शिशिरद्वयं ||
अश्वगन्धाकणाकौन्तितिक्ताश्योनाकदीप्यकं |
पाठ भारङ्गी संपिष्ट्वा तैलप्रस्थं विपाचयेत् ||
ततो मन्दाग्निना पक्व तैलमभ्यञ्जनादिना |
जीर्णज्वरक्षयोन्मादश्वासापस्मारपाप्मजित् ||
बलपुष्टयर्धिणां नृणां गर्भिणीनां च शस्यते |

lākṣōśīrabalākvāthajalē dviprasthamastukē |
pr̥śniparṇiviṣādvandvaṁ dvē haridrē śatāvarī ||
jīvakarṣabhakaurāsnāsaralandēvadāru ca |
mustāvidārīmañjiṣṭābālakā aguruvatsakaṁ ||
kuṣṭalōhitayaṣṭiṁ ca madhūkaṁ dvē ca śārivē |
anantāmalakīmūrvāmayūraṁ śiśiradvayaṁ ||
aśvagandhākaṇākauntitiktāśyōnākadīpyakaṁ |
pāṭha bhāraṅgī sampiṣṭvā tailaprasthaṁ vipācayēt ||
tatō mandāgninā pakva tailamabhyañjanādinā |
jīrṇajvarakṣayōnmādaśvāsāpasmārapāpmajit ||
balapuṣṭayardhiṇāṁ nr̥ṇāṁ garbhiṇīnāṁ ca śasyatē |

The Contents —

  • Prisniparni — Uraria picta
  • Visha Dwandwa — Visha + Ativisha (Aconitum heterophyllum)
  • Dwi Haridra — Haridra (Curcuma longa) + Daruharidra (Berberis aristata)
  • Shatavari — Asparagus racemosus
  • Jivaka — Malaxis acuminata
  • Rsibhaka
  • Rasna — Alpinia Galanga
  • Sarala — Pinus roxburghii
  • Devadaru — Cedrus deodara
  • Mustha — Cyperus rotundus
  • Vidari — Pueraria tuberosa
  • Manjishta — Rubia cordifolia
  • Balaka
  • Aguru — Aquilaria agallocha
  • Vatsaka — Holarrhena antidysenterica
  • Kushta — Saussurea lappa
  • Lohita (Manjishta) — Rubia cordifolia
  • Yashti — Glycyrrhiza glabra
  • Madhooka — Madhuca indica
  • Dwe Sariba — Sariba (Hemidesmus indicus) + Krishna Sariba
  • Ananta
  • Amalaki — Emblica officinalis
  • Murva — Marsdenia tenacissima
  • Mayura (Apamarga) — Achyranthes aspera
  • Shishira Dwaya — Sweta Chandana + Rakta Chandana
  • Aswagandha — Withania somnifera
  • Kana
  • Kounthi
  • Tikta Syonaka
  • Dipyaka
  • Patha — Cissampelos pareira
  • Bharangi — Clerodendrum serratum
  • Tila Taila
  • Laksha — Laccifer Lacca
  • Ushira — Vetiveria zizanioides
  • Bala — Sida cordifolia
  • Dadhi mastu

The Indications —

  • Jeerna Jwara
  • Kshaya
  • Unmada
  • Swasa
  • Apasmara
  • Balya
  • Pushtikaraka
  • Garbhini Hitakara

Usage —

  • To be applied externally over head and body

Reference —

Sahasra Yoga Taila Prakarana

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