A valuable combination of herbs processed in sesame oil, described in the authentic Ayurvedic text Sahasrayogam, kottamchukkadi Thailam distinctly has its efficacy proven in the treatment of arthritic ailments like pain, swelling, stiffness and limited mobility in the joints. It is used externally in the treatment procedures like Abhyangam, Pichu, Kativastietc which yield significant results. Low back ache, radiating pain from lower back to the lower limbs, throbbing pain in the joints are also remarkably cured. The anti-inflammatory properties of the herbs Sunti, Kushta, Vacha, Viswa present in Kottamchukkadi Thailam help in alleviating pain and inflammation which affects major and minor joints. If used as per the advice of Physician it could check the progress of the disease and prevent its recurrence.