Ksheerabala oil is traditional ayurvedic massage oil that helps relieve pain in the lower back, migraines and sciatica. It also helps cure insomnia and light-headedness. The oil is particularly effective for vata and pitta body types, with ˜Shirodhara and head massage being the most common treatment mode, although some times Abhyanga is also used.
Ksheerabala oil with its nurturing, cooling and calming blend, form an excellent nervine tonic, with anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic and analgesic properties. It controls vata imbalances, arthritis, burning sensation, fibromyalgia, headaches, disorders involving central nervous system, paralysis, insomnia and for relaxation purposes.
It has also been proven effective in treating vertigo, gout, hemiplegia, paraplegia and in controlling hypertension to a certain extent.
Apart from being an effective anti-rheumatic oil, it is also effective in combating auto immune diseases and vata conditions. It improves the peripheral tissues, and improves circulation around the atrophied joints.
The major ingredients used in this oil are Bala (Sida cordifolia) and Ksheera (milk).