Septilin (Tablets & Syrup) Benefits, Uses, Dosage & Side Effects
Septilin (Tablets & Syrup) is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine beneficial in infectious diseases and acts as immunity booster as well. This is unique and effective ayurvedic product manufactured by Himalaya Herbal Healthcare (The Himalaya Drug Company).
Many ayurvedic physicians commonly use Septilin (Tablets & Syrup) for sore throat, upper & lower respiratory tract infections, recurrent common cold, skin infections, soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections etc. It is effective because of its immunomodulatory action in the body. Therefore, it is also used for patients with antibiotics resistance.
The main ingredients of Septilin (Tablets & Syrup) are Tinospora (Guduchi), Licorice (Yashtimadhu or Mulethi) and Indian Bdellium (Guggulu).
Septilin Syrup Composition
|INGREDIENT||5 ML CONTAINS|
|Purified Indian Bdellium (Guggulu) – Balsamodendron Mukul||80 mg|
|Maharasnadi Kwath||30 mg|
|Manjistha – Rubia Cordifolia||15 mg|
|Tinospora (Guduchi) – Tinospora Cordifolia||14 mg|
|Amla (Amalaki) Indian Gooseberry (Emblica Officinalis/Phyllanthus Emblica)||8 mg|
|Liquorice (Licorice) – Mulethi (Yashtimadhu) – Glycyrrhiza Glabra||6 mg|
Septilin Tablet Composition
|INGREDIENT||EACH TABLET CONTAINS|
|Purified Indian Bdellium (Guggulu) – Balsamodendron Mukul||324 mg|
|Shankh Bhasma||64 mg|
|Maharasnadi Kwath||130 mg|
|Tinospora (Guduchi) – Tinospora Cordifolia||98 mg|
|Manjistha – Rubia Cordifolia||64 mg|
|Amla (Amalaki) Indian Gooseberry (Emblica Officinalis/Phyllanthus Emblica)||32 mg|
|Shigru (Drumstick) – Moringa Pterygosperma||32 mg|
|Liquorice (Licorice) – Mulethi (Yashtimadhu) – Glycyrrhiza Glabra||12 mg|
Septilin has following therapeutic properties.
- Immunomodulatory & Immuno-stimulatory
- Anti Viral
- Anti microbial
- Demulcent (mostly visible soothing effect on throat membranes)
- Analgesic (Visible in throat pain)
- Mild antipyretic
Main Action of Major Ingredients in Septilin
|Key Ingredient||Therapeutic Action|
|Tinospora (Guduchi)||Antimicrobial & immuno-stimulatory|
|Licorice (Yashtimadhu or Mulethi)||Immunomodulatory or immuno-stimulation, Antiviral, Expectorant & Anti-inflammatory|
|Indian Bdellium (Guggulu)||Anti-inflammatory, Soothing Agent, Antioxidant|
Septilin is helpful in following health conditions.
- Upper or lower respiratory tract infections
- Sore throat or Pharyngitis
- Recurrent common cold and nasal catarrh
- Recurrent infections – (reduces recurrence)
- Allergic reactions
- Skin or soft tissue infections
- Ocular infections (rarely used) *
- Urinary tract infections (as supportive therapy)
- Dental and periodontal infections (rarely used) *
- Bone and joint infections (rarely used) *
- Adjuvant to antibiotic treatment (rarely used)
- Antibiotic resistance infections – for improving immunity to fight of infections
- Postoperative conditions – for early recovery
- Chronic tonsillitis
- Chronic bronchitis
* In these cases, Septilin alone may not work. It can only be used as supportive therapy.
Benefits & Medicinal Uses
Improve immunity: Septilin enhances immunity. It has immunomodulatory and antioxidant action in the body, which helps preventing infections. It is non-specific immunity enhancer, which helps increasing antibody forming cell level and thus builds resistance against various infections. Especially, it is good remedy for people suffering from recurrent attacks of upper respiratory tract infections and sore throat.
Phagocytosis stimulation: Septilin activates white blood cells (macrophages) circulating in the bloodstream and stimulates phagocytosis, which helps fighting off the infection. Therefore, it provides great support in anti-infection therapies.
Combat fevers: However, Septilin has mild antipyretic properties, but it provides a great support to other ayurvedic remedies. Most commonly, it increases antipyretic action of Praval pishti, which is most common ayurvedic remedy used for lowering fever. According to symptoms and type of infection, patient may require other remedies.
Septilin has soothing action and anti-inflammatory properties due to which it is effective remedy for sore throat. In mild cases, it can work alone, but in severe cases, it should be given with Gandhak Rasayan and Yashad Bhasma (calcined zinc).
Septilin reduces the purulence and volume of the sputum. It facilitates expectoration, reduces thickness of mucus and prevents superadded infections of the respiratory tract. It increases serum IgG level significantly when used for 2 months regularly. (Ref.)
Ingredients especially Guggul in Septilin reduce inflammation and irritation of the lining of the bronchial tubes. Thus, it helps in bronchitis. Septilin also prevents repeated bouts of upper respiratory infections and bronchitis. For this purpose, it should be used for 3 to 6 months on regular basis.
Boils & Carbuncles
There are many herbs in Septilin, which have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties. Studies have also shown that Septilin is effective against Staphylococcus Aureus and Streptococci. It also prevents recurrence of boils and carbuncles.
Septilin is available in tablets and syrup form. Their dosage is as underneath.
Septilin tablets are generally given to adults. Moreover, people with diabetes can take Septilin tablets safely without worry about sugar content that is present in the Septilin syrup. In adults, two tablets twice a day is sufficient dosage for combating sore throat, inflammation and enhancing immunity.
Septilin Syrup is suitable for children. However, it can also be used in adults except diabetic people.
|Children||1 tsp. twice or thrice a day *|
|Adults||2 tsp. twice or thrice a day *|
* The dosage can vary according to health condition and age of the patient, so consult with physician for appropriate dosage before using Septilin.
Septilin is LIKELY SAFE and WELL TOLERATED in most people. There are no side effects reported with the use of Septilin.