Description:Gandharvahasthadi Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil used in the treatment of bloating, abdominal pain, etc. This oil is most commonly used in South Indian Ayurveda practice. Castor oil is used as base.
It is used in the treatment of abscess, splenic disorders, Abdominal bloating, Oedema and inflammatory conditions of abdomen and ascites.
How to use Gandharvahasthadi Taila :
It is used for internal administration. It is used as a general oral Ayurvedic medicine for daily use. It is also used for internal administration in large dose during purgative Panchakarma therapy called Virechana.
As a regular Ayurvedic medicine, it is given in a dose of 5 - 10 drops once or twice a day, before food.
In Virechana, it is given in higher doses.
Gandharvahasthadi castor oil side effects:
In higher doses, or in cases where it is wrongly administered, it may cause loose stools and diarrhea.
It should only be taken under the guidance of ayurvedic practitioner.
It is best avoided in children, pregnant and lactating mother.
Gandharvahasthadi Thailam Ingredients:
Gandharvahastha moola - Root of castor - Ricinus communis - Yava - Barley - Hordeum vulgare
Nagara - Ginger - Zingiber officinalis
water for decoction - boiled and reduced
Ksheera - cow milk
Eranda taila - Castor oil
Gandharvahastamoola - castor root fine powder / paste
Shunti (ginger paste)