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Astapatra Tailam is a poly-herbal Ayurvedic medicated oil. This oil or taila is prepared from eight leaves and hence called Astha (eight) + Patra (leaves). It is used in the treatment of diseases of the head. The base oil can be tila like sesame oil or coconut oil. When coconut oil is base oil then it is known Astapatra Kera Taila.
Here is given more about Astapatra Tailam such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and how to use.
Key Ingredients of Astapatra Tailam
The complete list of ingredient for making Astapatra oil is as follows:-
Sneha dravya (oil): Tila/Sesame oil Or Kera tailam/Coconut oil 1 part
Drava Dravya (decoction): Leaves of Bliva/Bael, Vishatinduka/ Strychnos nux vomica dal, Bhringraj, Shakravallari/Indravaruni, Giloy, Nagavalli/Paan, Patola, Amalaki/Amla 1 part
Milk 2 parts
Uses of Astapatra Tailam
This oil is indicated in siroroga (head diseases) such as headaches.
How to use Astapatra Tailam
This is for external use ONLY. Apply on head and massage gently.