Habb-E Suranjan (Habbe Suranjan) is most common Unani Medicine used for joint pains. It is beneficial in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and gout. It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory actions, which helps to alleviate the pain and inflammation associated with several types of arthritis.
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|Elwa (Musabbar) – Aloe Vera (Indian Aloe) Extract||11.29%|
|Turbud Safed (Turpeth) – Ipomoea Turpethum||30.64%|
|Habb-ul-Neel – Indigo||11.29%|
|Suranjan Shirin (Colchicum Corm) – Colchicum Luteum||25.80%|
|Guggulu – Gum Guggul – Commiphora Mukul||4.83%|
|Mastagi – Mastiche||4.83%|
|Reference: National Formulatory of Unani Medicine, Part 5|
Formulation in Qurabaddin Majeedi (Unani Text):
|Suranjan – Colchicum Luteum corms||28 grams|
|Elwa – Aloe Barbadensis gel||31 grams|
|Anethum Sowa Fruits||31 grams|
|Guggul – Commiphora Mukul Gum||13 grams|
|Mastagi – Pistacia Lentiscus resin||13 grams|
|Ipomoea Turpethum Stem (Jalap)||81 grams|
|Reference: Qurabaddin Majeedi|
Some ayurvedic doctors use following formula for Habbe Suranjan.
|Elwa (Musabbar) – Aloe Vera (Indian Aloe) Extract||33.33%|
|Yellow Haritaki Fruit rind – Terminalia Chebula||33.33%|
|Suranjan Shirin – Colchicum Luteum||33.33%|
All ingredients in Habb-E Suranjan have anti-inflammatory action and exert anodyne effect. It helps to alleviate pain and inflammation in rheumatism and arthritis.
- Mild laxative
|Ingredients||Main Medicinal Properties|
|Suranjan – Colchicum Luteum corms||Anti-gout, anti-hyperuricemia, anti-arthritic|
|Elwa – Aloe Barbadensis gel||Anti-inflammatory|
|Anethum Sowa Fruits||Anti-inflammatory & anti-arthritic|
|Guggul – Commiphora Mukul Gum||Anti-inflammatory & anti-arthritic|
|Mastagi – Pistacia Lentiscus resin||Anti-oxidant & anti-arthritic|
|Ipomoea Turpethum Stem (Jalap)||Laxative|
Habb-E Suranjan is indicated in following diseases:
- Gout (main indication)
- Hyperuricemia (main indication)
- Any type of joint pains
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Generalized body aches and pains
Habb E Suranjan Benefits & Uses
Habb-E Suranjan is mainly used for gout. Its effects in gout are attributed to Colchicum Luteum. Suranjan (Colchicum Luteum corms) is present in all three formulas described above. In other conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, first two formulas (that contain Guggul and Mastagi) are more effective.
Dosage & Administration
|The general dosage of Habb-E Suranjan is as follows.|
|Children||125 to 250 mg *|
|Adults||250 to 500 mg *|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||Not specified, but likely to be 2 grams Per Day (in divided doses)|
|* Twice or Thrice Daily with Milk|
|Best Time to Take: An Hour After Food|
The recommended dosage of Habb-E Suranjan is well-tolerated in most individuals.
Side Effects of Habb-E Suranjan
There are no side effects reported with Habb-E Suranjan.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Habb-E Suranjan is not recommendable in pregnancy. There is no information available for its use during breastfeeding. It would be best to avoid during pregnancy and lactation both.
There are no absolute contraindications for Habb-E Suranjan, but it may increase bleeding tendency, so it should be avoided 2 weeks prior schedule surgery and after surgery. It also exerts laxative action, so it should not be taken if anyone has diarrhoea.