Anu thailam

“Anu Thailam” is a traditional Ayurvedic herbal oil used in nasal administration, also known as Nasya therapy. In Ayurveda, Nasya therapy involves the application of herbal oils, powders, or liquids into the nostrils. Anu Thailam is specifically used in this practice to promote nasal health, improve respiratory function, and balance the doshas (energetic forces) within the body.

Anu Thailam typically contains a blend of various herbs and ingredients, such as sesame oil, turmeric, ginger, licorice, and various other aromatic and medicinal herbs. These ingredients are known for their anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and rejuvenating properties. The oil is applied in drops into each nostril while lying down with the head tilted back, and then the nose is gently massaged.

Nasya therapy with Anu Thailam is believed to have several benefits, including:

  1. Clearing nasal congestion.
  2. Lubricating and moisturizing the nasal passages.
  3. Improving respiratory function.
  4. Enhancing mental clarity and focus.
  5. Balancing Vata dosha, which is associated with movement and control in the body according to Ayurveda.
  6. Supporting overall sinus health.

Before using Anu Thailam or any Ayurvedic products, it’s important to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner or a healthcare professional. They can guide you on the proper usage, dosages, and any potential contraindications based on your individual health needs and constitution.

It is used as a medicine for Nasya of Panchakarma treatments.

Benefits of Anu Thailam

It is beneficial for the treatment of sinusitis, headaches due to migraine, throat pain, eyes, nose, and head-related problems.

It improves the sense of smell, and eyesight. prevents eye-relate problems, prevents sinusitis, improves the vocal cord function thus getting a clear voice, and prevents premature graying and hair falling.

It is prepared according to the references of  Charaka Samhita, Sushruta Samhita, Ashtanga Hrudaya, and Sahasrayoga.

Herbal plants and other ingredients used to prepare – Anu thailam

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  • Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala
  • Kairaly Ayurveda
  • Kottakka Arya Vaidyasala

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