Product Highlight: Gandhavahasthadi Thalam
Gandhavahasthadi Thalam is an Ayurvedic oil used for internal administration in the treatment of bloating, abdominal pain, etc. Its base is Castor oil with the roots of castor, as well as barley, ginger, cow’s milk, castor oil etc.
Herbs are infused in the medium of sesame oil, along with a herbal water decoction. Then the solid waste herbal materials are filtered out. Thus the oil contains oil soluble and water soluble photo-active principles of medicinal herbs.
This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision. The decision for its usage is exclusively taken by an Ayurvedic doctor. This product is not to be used for self-medication. It is best avoided in children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.
It is used in the treatment of abscess, splenic disorders, abdominal pain, abdominal bloating, constipation, gastritis, Amlapitta, oedema, inflammatory conditions of the abdomen and ascites. It can even be used as basti karma, for weightloss and to relieve pain.
It is best applied before steam therapy.
In large doses, it is used in Virechana, the Panchakarma purgative therapy.
5-10 drops once or twice a day, before food, depending upon the severity of the condition, the body weight, etc. of the patient, and other factors. In low doses, it can be administered for a period of one month.
In chronic conditions, under medical supervision, for longer-term use, to be taken on alternate days.
In higher doses, or in cases where it is incorrectly administered, it may cause loose stools and diarrhoea. In such circumstances, change the medication to the kshayam.
It’s manufacture is referenced from Ashtangahrudayam Chikitsa sthana 15/21. Sahasrayogam.
The information provided is for the use of Ayurvedic practitioners only. If you are not an Ayurvedic practitioner, please consult your Ayurvedic practitioner before using any Ayurvedic or herbal products.