Habb-E Suranjan

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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.

Ingredients (Composition)

IngredientQuantity
Elwa (Musabbar)  – Aloe Vera (Indian Aloe) Extract11.29%
Tuhkm Soya11.29%
Turbud Safed (Turpeth) – Ipomoea Turpethum30.64%
Habb-ul-Neel – Indigo11.29%
Suranjan Shirin (Colchicum Corm) – Colchicum Luteum25.80%
Guggulu – Gum Guggul – Commiphora Mukul4.83%
Mastagi – Mastiche4.83%
Reference: National Formulatory of Unani Medicine, Part 5

Formulation in Qurabaddin Majeedi (Unani Text):

IngredientQuantity
Suranjan – Colchicum Luteum corms28 grams
Elwa – Aloe Barbadensis gel31 grams
Anethum Sowa Fruits31 grams
Guggul – Commiphora Mukul Gum13 grams
Mastagi – Pistacia Lentiscus resin13 grams
Ipomoea Turpethum Stem (Jalap)81 grams
Reference: Qurabaddin Majeedi

Some ayurvedic doctors use following formula for Habbe Suranjan.

IngredientQuantity
Elwa (Musabbar)  – Aloe Vera (Indian Aloe) Extract33.33%
Yellow Haritaki Fruit rind – Terminalia Chebula33.33%
Suranjan Shirin – Colchicum Luteum33.33%

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONS

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.

Medicinal Properties

  1. Analgesic
  2. Anti-inflammatory
  3. Anti-arthritic
  4. Anti-gout
  5. Antirheumatic
  6. Mild laxative
IngredientsMain Medicinal Properties
Suranjan – Colchicum Luteum cormsAnti-gout, anti-hyperuricemia, anti-arthritic
Elwa – Aloe Barbadensis gelAnti-inflammatory
Anethum Sowa FruitsAnti-inflammatory & anti-arthritic
Guggul – Commiphora Mukul GumAnti-inflammatory & anti-arthritic
Mastagi – Pistacia Lentiscus resinAnti-oxidant & anti-arthritic
Ipomoea Turpethum Stem (Jalap)Laxative

Therapeutic Indications

Habb-E Suranjan is indicated in following diseases:

  • Gout (main indication)
  • Hyperuricemia (main indication)
  • Any type of joint pains
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Generalized body aches and pains
  • Sciatica
  • Backache
  • Cough

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.
Children125 to 250 mg *
Adults250 to 500 mg *
Maximum Possible DosageNot 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

Safety Profile

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.

Contraindications

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.



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