Tuvaraka Taila Benefits, Ingredients, Dose, Uses in allergic skin

Tuvaraka Taila is an Ayurvedic oil. It is used in the treatment of allergic skin conditions, ring worm infestation, eczema etc. It is used for external application and oral administration.

Tuvaraka Tailam uses:
It is used in treating all types of skin diseases like ring worm infestation, dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.
It is also used to relieve frequent urination.

Effect on Dosha – Balances Pitta and Vata

How to use Tuvaraka Thailam?
It is used for external application over the affected part of skin.
Internal administration – dose is – 5 – 10 drops twice a day, before food, with warmwater, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
To relieve frequent urination, traditionally, it is applied over bladder area.

Tuvaraka Taila side effects:
No side effects are known with this oil, on external administration.
But for oral intake, this medicine should be taken only under medical supervision.

Tuvaraka Taila ingredients:
Tuvaraka Phala majja Taila –  Oil of Fruit rind of Hydnocarpus laurifolia – 768 g
Khadira Kwatha – Decoction of Acacia catechu – 2.304 liters
Tuvaraka Kalka – Paste made of Hydnocarpus laurifolia  – 128 mg
The above combination is heated till oil is prepared. The prepared oil is kept in cow dung or hot ash for fifteen days, before use.

Reference: Sushruta Samhita Chikitsa Sthana 13/20-23

Expiry date: 3 years from the date of manufacture. Once you open the seal, it is better to use it within an year.
Importance in Panchakarma –
Whenever any oil or ghee is used for oral consumption, usually hot water is administered after drinking the fat. But for Tuvaraka, usually cold water is administered.

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