Preparation of medicated Oils
The fundamental criteria for success in treating complex disorders in Ayurveda depend on the quality of herbal preparations. Treatment-oriented herbal recipes are made at our family pharmacy, which are not available for sales elsewhere. These herbal preparations are created in limited quantities to ensure the quality.
The manufacturing unit located in Kerala, India is closely controlled and has the Central Government’s highest standard of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice).
All herbs and medicated oils are tested for heavy metals or other toxic ingredients and are completely non toxic.
These oils have been developed and patented by the Raghavan family.Our medicated oils which are specifically used for Neurological illnesses are custom made and are potentiated several times for superior effect.
The numerous ingredients as specified below are used for preparing the oil Ingredients:Sesame oil as the base oil.Water: added 4 - 8 times the oil.Herbal paste: ¼ the quantity of oil.Herbal decoction: 2 times that of oil.Fresh Herbal extracts: same quantity as that of oil.
These ingredients are heated on mild fire in a traditional vessel made up of 5 metal alloy (Varp). The contents are slowly stirred continuously during the entire process to ensure the uniform absorption of heat. When the herbal paste has reached a stage, which is called as “MruduPaka” (soft consistency - where there is percolated water molecules), the oil is filtered. This stage stays only for a few minutes in the entire process, so oil needs to be filtered carefully within this short span of time. The whole process of preparing the oil takes around 12-15 days, during which the temperature of the oil is always kept at 75-80 degree Celsius.
The medicated oils are highly seasoned and concentrated herbal oils. The repeated addition of herbal extract and herbal decoctions (11 times) makes the oil 11 times potentiated than the normal oil.
These superior oils are used in therapies like Shirovasthi, Shirodhara, Thailadhara. The oil for Dr. prasanth’s Therapy for MS requires 3-4 weeks for preparation. Many different types of medicated herbal oils are used in treatment for MS depending upon the individual constitution of the patient, their condition, stage of disease, form of MS.