Astapatra Tailam

Astapatra Tailam, also known as Ashtapatra Tailam, is an Ayurvedic herbal oil used for various therapeutic purposes. “Astapatra” or “Ashtapatra” translates to “eight leaves,” and “Tailam” refers to “oil” in Sanskrit. This oil is prepared by combining a mixture of several medicinal herbs with a base oil, usually sesame oil.

The specific ingredients can vary, but the name generally suggests that it’s made from a blend of eight different herbal leaves. Ayurvedic practitioners often use Astapatra Tailam for massages and as a part of therapeutic treatments. It’s believed to have various health benefits, including promoting relaxation, alleviating muscle tension, and improving overall well-being.

Usage and benefits of Astapatra Tailam

  1. Hair Growth: Nourishes follicles, promoting healthy and faster hair growth.
  2. Prevents Hair Fall: Strengthens roots, reducing hair fall and breakage.
  3. Dandruff Control: Contains anti-fungal properties, combating dandruff and scalp infections.
  4. Improves Scalp Health: Soothes and moisturizes the scalp, relieving dryness and itchiness.
  5. Adds Shine and Luster: Imparts a natural shine, making hair appear healthy and vibrant.
  6. Reduces Split Ends: Seals cuticles, minimizing split ends and frizz.
  7. Stress Relief: Provides a calming effect, reducing stress-related hair issues.
  8. Balances Pitta Dosha: Helps maintain a balanced Pitta dosha, crucial for healthy hair.
  9. Natural Conditioner: Softens and conditions hair, leaving it smooth and manageable.
  10. Enhances Hair Texture: Improves the overall texture, making it more manageable and silky.
  11. Aids in Cooling Scalp: Beneficial for individuals with excessive heat in the scalp.
  12. Natural Ingredients: Contains herbal extracts like Bhringraj, Amla, and Neem for holistic hair care.


  1. Apply Astapatra Tailam to the scalp and massage gently.
  2. Leave it on for at least 30 minutes (or overnight for deeper conditioning).
  3. Wash off with a mild shampoo.
  4. For best results, use regularly, at least 2-3 times a week.

Note: Always perform a patch test before using any new product, and consult a healthcare professional if you have specific concerns or conditions.

Herbal plants and other ingredients used in the preparation of  Astapatra Tailam

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