Kushta Rakshasa oil is poly-herbal Ayurvedic medicated oil. Kushta Rakshasa taila is referenced from Ayurvedic treatise Bhaishajya Ratnavali, and is indicated in Kustha rogadhikar. For preparing this oil, parad, gandhak, kuth, saptaparna, sindur, lahsun, hartaal, bavachi, amaltas, tamra bhasma and manshila are taken in equal amount and pulverised to get very fine powder. The powder is added to sarso taila and kept in sun which is filtered later and kept in a bottle.
Here is given more about Kushta Rakshasa Taila such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and how to use.
Key Ingredients of Kushta Rakshasa Taila
12 grams of each:12 grams of each of Sutaka Parad, Gandhak Sulphur, Kushta root(Saussurea lappa), Saptaparna Stem bark(Alstonia scholaris), Chitrak root(Plumbago zeylanica), Sindura Ayurvedic preparation, Rasona(Garlic bulb Alium sativum), Haratal(Arseinc bisulphide), Bakuchi fruit(Psoralea corylifolia), Aragwadha seed(Cassia fistula), Jeerna Tamra Bhasma, Manashila.
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Uses of Kushta Rakshasa Taila
Kushta Rakshasa Taila is used externally on various skin conditions such as Psoriasis (Eka kustha), Eczema, Leucoderma/Vitiligo Safed kustha, Itching etc. It is also applied on Bhagandara (Fistula-in-ano) and Muscle Hypertrophy.
How to use Kushta Rakshasa Taila
This oil should be used externally for Abhyanga (massage using medicated oil). Apply on affected areas and massage gently.