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Karpooradi Thailam

Ayurveda originated more than 5000 years ago in India. Ayurveda is deep-rooted in our culture. A natural way of healing is the main aim of Ayurveda. Ayurvedic formulations are made with various spices and herbs. India is considered the motherland of herbs and spices.

From ancient times onwards, Ayurvedic oils are used to treat diseases like body pain, cramps, etc. Ayurvedic body massages (Abhyanga) are done with Ayurvedic oils.

Karpooradi Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil found very effective in curing stiffness of joints, body pain, muscle cramps, and numbness. Karpooradi thailam has a lot of medicinal properties. The thailam is rich in anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, analgesic, and antipruritic properties. According to Ayurveda, most of the pains related to the body arise due to Vata imbalances. The thailam helps to pacify Vata dosha.

Ingredients Of Karpooradi Thailam

The major ingredients of Karpooradi Thailam are:

  • Sesame oil or Coconut oil.
  • Ajmoda.
  • Cinnamomum Camphora.
Karpooradi thailam with coconut oil is effective in treating skin disorders and Karpooradi thailam with sesame oil is beneficial for treating pain disorders.

Health Benefits ( General) Of Karpooradi Thailam

Karpooradi thailam has infinite health benefits. Popular among them are:

  • Induces sleep

    Karpooradi thailam body massage is beneficial for those who suffer from sleep disorders. The soothing aroma of the thailam induces deep sleep, relaxes the mind and body.

  • Relief from Swelling

    Karpooradi thailam is rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant properties; hence the application of the thailam helps to get relief from swelling and inflammations. Also, the anesthetic property of Karpooradi thailam causes numbness of sensory nerve endings and helps in relieving pain and inflammation.

  • Relieves Congestion

    For people who suffer from congestion, Karpooradi thailam is a fine solution. The thailam can be applied to the chest to prevent breathing difficulties and congestion.

  • Relief from pain

    Karpooradi thailam is widely used to get relief from body pains. The thailam can be used for whole-body massage to rejuvenate your body also, to get relief from various pains. The oil massage can warm your body.

  • Improves blood circulation

    The rubefacient effect of Karpooradi thailam helps to improve blood circulation and maintains body temperature. The thailam application can relax your body tendons and keeps you active for a long time.

  • Treats skin disorders

    The application of Karpooradi thailam helps to cure various skin disorders like itching, skin irritation, and burning sensation. Coconut-based Karpooradi thailam is good for skin disorders.

  • Treats Migraine

    The application of Karpooradi thailam on the forehead ensures fast relief from migraine pain because of the cooling property of the thailam.

  • Pacifies Vata dosha

    Karpooradi thailam is beneficial for people who suffer from Vata imbalances. Hence all types of pains related to bones and joints can be cured.

Specific Benefits Of Karpooradi Thailam

Oil is a major ingredient of Karpooradi thailam. Coconut oil or Sesame oil is used to make the thailam with other herbs. Both have different health benefits. They are:

Benefits Of Karpooradi Thailam With Coconut Oil

  • Treats skin disorders like itching and burning sensation.
  • Prevents dandruff and scalp itching.
  • Treats cracked heels.
  • Treats skin infections due to bacteria or fungus.
  • Lessen symptoms of Eczema.
  • Prevents nail fungus.

Benefits Of Karpooradi Thailam With Sesame Oil

  • Prevents body pains like neck pain, back pain, and joint pain.
  • Relieves chest congestion and breathing difficulties.
  • Relief from arthritis-related pains.
  • Prevents joint stiffness and numbness.
  • Treats Fibromyalgia (musculoskeletal pain).

Usage Of Karpooradi Thailam

Karpooradi thailam is used only for external applications. A few drops of thailam can be taken on your fingerprints and can be gently rubbed on the affected area or can be used for whole-body massage as well. The thailam can be applied two or three times a day for better results.

Safety Precautions While Using Karpooradi Thailam

The internal application of Karpooradi thailam is not advisable because the main ingredient in the thailam is Camphor which is toxic and when consumed internally and may cause several hazards. Also, thailam is not recommended for broken or damaged skin. Get the advice of your Ayurvedic doctor before the application of the thailam on toddlers and pregnant women.


All the information related to Karpooradi thailam was collected from various Ayurvedic resources. Always get the opinion of your Ayurvedic doctor before starting any herbs or herbal application.

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