Dasapushpam (The Ten flowers) are a group of ten herbs, which have a very important place in the healing & spiritual tradition of Kerala. These sacred herbs were used to worship and to make medicines. The Ayurveda healers of Kerala have been using the Dasapushpam traditionally to make oils to fight skin diseases, especially in infants. Most of the herbs in this group has strong proven anti-microbial activity and can prevent an array of skin diseases. The oil made out of Dasapushpam is a good solution to day to day skin problems like dry skin and help to achieve a lustrous complexion. Therefore Dasapushpam oil was used to massage the new-born daily before a herbal bath. This practice ensured proper build up of immunity in the new born and adequate skin care.