Nalpamaradi Thailam (Nalpamaradi Oil)
Nalpamaradi Oil Ingredients, Benefits, Uses & Side Effects
Nalpamaradi Thailam or Nalpamaradi Oil improves complexion and prevents tanning. It is commonly used for the treatment of skin diseases. It has antipruritic and soothing action. So, it gives relief from itching, burning sensation and prickling sensation occurring on the skin. When applied on the face on a regular basis, it helps to lighten complexion and improves luster. In skin diseases, it helps to repair the affected skin and promotes healing of the lesion. It also has antioxidant action, which prevents early skin aging.
Nalpamaradi Thailam is generally used to treat pigmentation, blemishes, dark spots or skin marks, uneven skin tone, dermatitis, eczema etc. It can be used in any skin disease in which pruritus (intense itching) is the main concern. Therefore, it is also beneficial in skin allergies, scabies, herpes, and fungal infections of the skin.
Ingredients (Composition) & Preparation Method
The preparation of Nalpamaradi Thailam has three components:
- Kalka Dravya – Herbal powder for making a paste
- Taila Dravya (Base Oil) – Sesame Oil
- Drava Dravya – Liquid content – Juices of herbs
The ingredients and preparation method of Nalpamaradi Oil is discussed below:
|Bargad or Barh or Vat (Indian Banyan) – Ficus Benghalensis Bark||15 grams|
|Pipal or Ashwatha Tree (Sacred Fig) – Ficus Religiosa Bark||15 grams|
|Plaksha – Ficus Lacor||15 grams|
|Udumbara – Ficus Glomerata||15 grams|
|Amalaki (Amla or Indian Gooseberry) – Phyllanthus Emblica (Emblica Officinalis)||15 grams|
|Bibhitaki (Bahera) – Terminalia Bellirica||15 grams|
|Haritaki or Harad (Chebulic Myrobalan) – Terminalia Chebula||15 grams|
|Safed Chandan (White Sandalwood) – Santalum Album||15 grams|
|Ushira or Khas (Vetiver) – Vetiveria Zizanioides||15 grams|
|Kuth or Kushta (Indian Costus Root) – Saussurea Lappa||15 grams|
|Manjistha (Manjith) – Rubia Cordifolia||15 grams|
|Chora (Smooth Angelica) – Angelica Glauca||15 grams|
Take above powdered herbs for making Kalka (herbal paste). Now, add a small amount of warm water and make a paste of these herbs.
|Haldi (Turmeric) Svarasa – Curcuma Longa Juice||1280 ml|
|Pitpapra (Shahtra) Svarasa – Fumaria Indica Juice||1280 ml|
Extract the juices from Fresh turmeric roots and fresh Pitpapra.
|Taila Dravya – Base Oil||:|
|Murchhita Til Tail (Sesame Oil)||640 ml|
Now, take a stainless steel vessel and put the 640 ml Murchhita Tila Tail in it. Now, add Kalka and Drava Dravya in it. Then, simmer the mixture until it remains the quantity of Murchhita Tila Tail and water content is evaporated. Now, allow it to cool for several hours. Then filter the Nalpamaradi Thailam and discard the residues.
Nalpamaradi Thailam has following medicinal properties:
However, the effects of Nalpamaradi Oil appear on all three Dosha, but it mainly pacifies Pitta Dosha.
Nalpamaradi Oil is helpful in following health conditions.
- Skin allergies
- Dark spots or skin marks
- Uneven skin tone
- Fungal infections – ringworm infection
How to Use Nalpamaradi Oil
Take a few drops of Nalpamaradi Oil and apply it on affected part of the skin. Leave it applied for at least an hour to maximize its effectiveness. It can also be left on the skin overnight to treat blemishes, hyperpigmentation and dark spots. It can be applied twice or thrice a day depending on the severity of the condition.
The external application of Nalpamaradi Thailam is absolutely safe in most individuals. It can also be used for children.
Side Effects of Nalpamaradi Thailam
There are no side effects reported with the external application of Nalpamaradi Thailam.
There are no absolute contraindications for Nalpamaradi Thailam.