Majoon Supari Paak - A Polyherbal Unani Formulation Used in the Management of Sayalan al-Rahim (Leucorrhoea)
Fouzia Bashir1*, Jamal Akhtar2, Nighat Anjum2 and Shah Alam1
1Research Associate, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India
2Research Officer, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India
*Corresponding Author: Fouzia Bashir, Research Associate, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India.
December 13, 2021; Published: January 20, 2022
The Unani Medicine (Greek medicine) is a broad system of medicine, which specifically deals with a variety of states of wellbeing and disease. It deals in prevention of disease so that it can be checked in early stages and also helps to restore the function of body. This System of medicine is one of the oldest conventional systems of medicine, which has its root from the time of Hippocrates (460 - 377 BC). In modern medicine, Leucorrhoea is described as a thick discharge from vagina which is whitish, or yellowish in colour. It is commonly a non-pathological symptom which occurs after inflammation of the vagina or cervix. In Unani system of medicine, the modern counterpart name for leucorrhoea is Sayalan al-Rahim. A huge number of drugs, either single or compound formulations, have been described for the management of Sayalan al-Rahim. Majoon Supari Paak is a polyherbal Unani formulation that contains twenty-five herbal ingredients, of which Foful (Areca catechu) is the main ingredient along with Zafran (Crocus sativus), Darchini (Cinnamomum zeylenicum), Zanjabeel (Zingiber officinalis), Qaranfal (Cinnamomum verum) and many more. The medicine has been used to treat leucorrhoea, as a uterine tonic and also to treat infertility along with different gynaecological disorders. The ingredients have been considered to perform as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and boost fertility. Scientific researches of the above-mentioned constituents have also reinforced their beneficial anti-inflammatory, astringent, and antiseptic properties.
Keywords: Majoon Supari Paak; Leucorrhoea; Sayalan al-Rahim; Unani Medicine
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