Kolakulathadi Choornam is an ayurvedic product. Choornam is a mixture of finely grounded herbs. Kolakulathadi Choornam is applied externally on the desired area to reduce inflammation and reduce pain. It is made from carefully selected, finely ground herbs. Being completely organic it has no side effects but should be avoided with pregnant women. As it is applied externally, it is used to fight pain in the joints. It is used to relieve pain and inflammation, in cases of paralysis, facial paralysis, rheumatoid arthritis, joint pains, back ache, shoulder pains, sciatica, lumbago, muscular sprain and inflammation, etc. It is also used in a fat reducing ayurvedic process called Udvartana. It helps in restoring the balance of one dosha of the body –Vatta. Vatta is a combination of space and air. It controls cell division, the heart, breathing, and the mind and these basic functions make it very important. People with unbalanced Vatta are highly susceptible to skin, neurological, and mental diseases. It is a combination of a few powdered herbs which are mixed in a certain precise ratio. These herbs are Kola (Zizyphus jujube Lam.), Kulattha – Horse gram (Dolichos biflorus Linn.), Suradaru – Devadaru – (Cedrus deodara), Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata), Masha – Black gram (Phaseolus radiatus L.), Atasi (Linum usitatissimum Linn.), Kushta – Saussurea lappa Vacha – Acorus calamus, Shatahva – Indian Dill – Anethum sowa, Yava – Barley – Hordeum vulgare and Tailaphala – castor fruit (Eranda). Take the required quantity of the choornam, depending upon the affected area. Add some vinegar or water to make a dense paste. It can be used for any number of days till you experience benefits. It should be stored in a cool dry place, away from moisture in an air tight container. "