Everything You Must Know About Nalpamaradi Oil

What is Nalpamaradi Oil?

Nalpamaradi is an Ayurvedic Oil mentioned in Sahasrayogam, an Ayurvedic Text with a compilation of about 1000 herbal formulations from Kerala. Nalpamaram means four Ficus trees referred to as the sacred Peepal & Banyan trees, known for their soothing and skin clarifying properties.

Uses of Nalpamaradi Oil

Nalpamaradi Oil, also known as Nalpamaradi Kera Thailam, is rich in Curcumin, derived from Turmeric, enhancing the glow and brightening the skin. It is a vital herb in Nalpamaradi, improving complexion and lightening dark spots. Enriched with skin purifying herbs like Amla, Haritaki and Vibhitki, which are part of Triphala, detoxify and repair from the damage caused by pollution, dust, dirt, sun rays, U.V. rays, blue light, and everyday wear and tear.

Benefits of Using Nalpamaradi Oil

  • Brightens Skin: Vata, Udumbar, Manjistha and Kushtha have skin clarifying activity as they improve microcirculation in the skin, facilitate skin repair and result in glowing skin.
  • Protects from Sunburn: Vetiver, Amla, Chandan and Bhibhitki repairs sun damage and exposure to harmful UV rays as they are rich in Tannins and Glycosides, which have a soothing and astringent effect.
  • Lightens Pigmentation: Rasayana herbs like Turmeric, rich in Curcumin, curcuminoids and Amla, rich in Vitamin C, enhance the skin's complexion by enriching it with natural bio-active compounds.
  • Firms and Tones Skin: Sesame oil is rich in linoleic acids that repair and nourish the skin. It is the most moisturising plant-based oil as per Ayurveda. Massaging with Nalpamaradi Oil helps mobilise cellulite and improves blood circulation.

Regime to be Followed with Nalpamaradi

Body Care Routine

Exfoliation is vital to ensure healthy skin cell turnover as we shed millions of skin cells daily. Nalapamradi Body Scrub is a blend of powdered dry herbs which deeply cleanse and remove the impurities from the skin. Then, apply the Glow Oil to pack in nourishment and uplift the skin regularly post scrub.

Day Routine for the Face

One must exfoliate with Nalpamaradi Face Scrub to shed dead skin cells. Follow it up with Glow Cream with SPF 20, which creates a shield from the harmful effects of the environment, firms and tones skin due to the natural retinol-like ingredient “Bakuchiol”.

Night Routine for the Face

In the night regime, post facewash, apply a generous amount of Nalpamaradi Night Gel for repair and rejuvenation of the skin. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial herbs like Neem, Manjishtha, Curcumin and Bala that strengthen the skin barrier.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is Nalpamaradi Oil Suitable for the Face?
    It is enriched with cooling and soothing herbs like Sandalwood & Khus. As per Ayurveda, these are herbs that relieve the excess heat in the body Pitta and help treat eruption, redness, and infections.
  • Is Nalpamaradi Thailam for Skin Brightening & Tan Removal?
    Nalpamaradi has Manjistha as one of the vital ingredients that treat all major skin concerns such as acne, blemishes, and dark spots and helps in improving the texture & complexion of the skin. Its skin purifying properties ensure skin repair and lighten uneven skin tone.
  • Does it Remove Dark Spots?
    Yes, Nalpamaradi is prescribed for its skin-repairing property. The ayurvedic formulation's bio-actives are rich in Vitamin C, Glycyrrhizine, Curcumin, Santalin and volatile oils that lighten the dark spots with regular application.
by Dr. Nikhita Shere
B.A.M.S. & MSc. Psychological Wellbeing & Mental Health (U.K.)
Ayurveda Expert, T.A.C
Dr. Nikhita believes in a holistic approach in her practice strongly focusing on Ayurvedic Diet & Lifestyle when addressing Skin, Hair & Wellness. She has a total experience of 4 years in the Ayurvedic Personal Care Industry where she has consulted patients all around the globe, conducted Corporate Wellness Training and contributed to modern-age Ayurvedic product formulations.

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