A complete power house of nutrients this Ayurvedic baby oil uses Virgin Coconut Oil (Vendha Velichchenna), as its base. Shishu Thailam massage oil is extremely rich in Vitamin E and it contains natural components and has significant anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Medicinally rich herbs like Ashwagandha, Manjishtha and Ushira (vetiver roots) further enhance our Shishu Thailam oil. Regular massage with this oil helps your baby to: • Ease gas, colic, and constipation and improves sleep • Increase circulation and encourage weight gain • Boost brain growth and strengthen the bones and muscles • Alleviate symptoms of eczema, and other milder skin ailments such as nappy rash. This oil is ideal for massaging babies and children. Baby massage (abhyanga) is an important part of the ayurvedic baby care routine. Ayurveda advocates the massage of children til they are 5 years old. Omved Ayurvedic oils are authentic, powerful blends, made strictly as per classical Ayurvedic texts. The base oils and herbs are simmered in large copper cauldrons repeatedly for several days (in some cases as many as 101 times). There are no artificial additives, colours or chemicals used in the production of these oils. Our Ayurvedic oils are not perfumed. Aswagandha (Withania somnifera), Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia) Ushira (Vetiveria zizanioides) in a base of Narikela thailam(oil of cocus nucifera) -extra-virgin unrefined coconut oil, (made from coconut milk and not copra) This oil can be use for head and body massage for children from birth till 4-5 years of age.
Warm a little oil in a bowl (copper bowl preferred) and massage on the whole body. Do not microwave to heat the oil. Caution: The herbs in this Thailam may stain clothing and sheets. For external use only. Keep in cool dark place May stain clothes.