Marham-e-Quba is a Unani medicine. It is a Marham and useful in treatment of Quba (Ring worm) and skin diseases. In Unani Pharmacy, Marham is the term used for Ointment. It is a semi solid preparation for external use. Marham are generally applied topically on skin diseases.
Unani System of medicine evolved Greece and was first introduced to India by the Arabs. It is also called as Greco-Arab medicine, Unani tibb, Arabian medicine, or Islamic medicine. Hippocrates is known as the father of this system of medicine. The theoretical framework of Unani medicine is based on his teachings.
It is traditional medicinal system and commonly practiced in South Asia. The origins of Unani medicine are found in the doctrines of the ancient Greek physicians Hippocrates and Galen. It was later developed and refined through systematic experiment by the Arabs. Unani medicine are prepared from medicinal plants, minerals, animals products etc. In Unani medicine, single drugs or their combinations in raw forms are preferred over compound formulations. The naturally occurring drugs used in this system are usually free from any side effects.
Ingredients of Marham Quba
Lead Peroxide 50 gram, Zinc Oxide 50 gram, Soap 200 gram, Mustard Oil 1.2 kg, Wax 350 grams, Mercuric iodide 20 gram
Important Therapeutic Uses of Marham Quba
- Fungal infections
How to use Marham Quba
- This medicine is only for external use.
- It is applied topically on affected skin area.
This medicine is available from Hamdard (Marham Quba).