Septilin is herbal ayurvedic medicine from Himalaya Drug Company. This medicine is useful in strengthening body immunity that helps in prevention of various types of infections. Septilin has immunomodulatory, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It is beneficial in management of allergic disorders of the upper respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue infections, dental and periodontal infections, ocular infections, bone and joint infections, and urinary tract infections .
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
- Type: Herbal Proprietary Supplement
- Brand / Manufacturer: Himalaya Drug Company
- Purpose: Anti-infective Therapy, Boosting body immunity
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Suitable for: Unisex
Form of Medicine:
- Septilin Tablets
- Septilin Syrup
- Septilin Drops
MRP / Price:
- Himalaya Septilin 60 tablets for ₹ 115.00
- Septilin Drops 60 ml for ₹ 60
- Septilin Syrup 200 ml for ₹ 90
Ingredients of Septilin (Tablets, Syrup and Drops)
Each Tablet contain:
- Guggulu Commiphora wightii 324 mg
- Shankha Bhasma Conch shell calx 64 mg
- Maharasnadi Kwath 130 mg
- Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) 98 mg
- Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia) 64 mg
- Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) 32 mg
- Shigru / Moringa 32 mg
- Yashti-madhhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 12 mg
Each teaspoonful (5ml) of Septilin syrup contains
Guggulu (Commiphora wightii) 80mg
- Maharasnadi Kwath 30mg
- Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia) 15mg
- Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) 14mg
- Trikatu 13mg
- Pushkara (Inula racemosa) 13mg
- Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) 8mg
- Yashti (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 6mg
Each ml of Septilin drops contains
- Guggulu (Commiphora wightii) 47.4 mg
- Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia) 8.9mg
- Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) 8.3mg
- Trikatu 7.7mg
- Pushkara (Inula racemosa) 7.7mg
- Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) 4.7mg
- Yashti-madhhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 3.5mg
About the ingredients
1. Guggulu / Guggul: It is gum resin of a tree Commiphora mukul, found in arid- subtropical to tropical climate. Guggulu is highly effective in the treatment of Vata-Vikar and inflammatory conditions. The gum resin contains guggul sterons Z and E, guggul sterols I-V, two diterpenoids- a terpene hydrocarbon named cembreneA and a diterpene alcohol- mukulol, a-camphrone and cembrene, long chain aliphatic tetrols- octadecan-1,2,3,4-tetrol, eicosan-1,2,3,4-tetrol and nonadecan-1,2,3,4-tetrol. Major components from essential oil of gum resin are myrcene and dimyrcene.
The gum resin is bitter, acrid, astringent, thermogenic, aromatic, expectorant, digestive, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, anodyne, antiseptic, demulcent, carminative, emmenagogue, hematinic, diuretic, rejuvenating and general tonic.
Guggulu is used in Ayurveda for treatment of arthritis, rheumatism, gout, lumbago, disorders of the nervous, respiratory, digestive and circulatory systems.
It has anti-inflammatory with strong purifying and rejuvenating properties.
2. Guduchi / Giloy / Tinospora cordifolia, is hypoglycemic, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and other pharmacological activities. The aqueous and alcoholic extract of the plant has been shown to improve glucose tolerance. It has hypoglycemic, anti-oxidant and analgesic activity and reduces burning sensation.
3. Manjistha / Manjista / Manjishta / Indian Madder (Rubia cordifolia) is a perennial, prickly or scabrous, climbing herb belonging to plant family Rubiaceae. The roots of plant are mainly used in Ayurveda for medicinally purpose.
Manjistha is blood purifier and extensively used against blood, skin and urinary diseases. Manjistha is sweet, bitter, acrid, astringent, thermogenic, anti-dysenteric, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, anodyne, anthelmintic, antiseptic, constipating, diuretic, galactopurifier, rejuvenating and tonic.
It is useful in vitiated conditions of Kapha, the body fluid principles relates to mucus and pitta.
Manjistha is used in arthritis, cough, diabetes, discoloration of the skin, dysmenorrhea, general debility, hemorrhoids, hematuria, intermittent fevers, jaundice, Leucorrhoea, neuralgia, pectoral diseases, pharyngitis, skin diseases, slow healing of broken bones, tubercular conditions of the skin and mucous tissue, tuberculosis, urogenital disorders, inflammations, and many other diseases.
4. Mulethi or Liquorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is extensively used in Ayurveda. It relieves coughs, sore throats, respiratory problems, abdominal pain and hyperacidity. It is used to prepare cough remedies, skin preparations, and in combination with other plants for the treatment of ulcer. It should not be used in high blood pressure, fluid retention, diabetes and certain other conditions.
5. Amla (Emblica officinalis) is nutritive tonic of Ayurveda. It is healing and rejuvenating. Its intake gives good eyesight, keeps hair black and helps in better absorption of iron. It is rich source of vitamin C.
Amalki is also known as Dhatri in Sanskrit which means ‘supporter/ sustainer’ and ‘nurse’. So the name Dhatri signifies one that nurse, supports and heals. It is healing and rejuvenating. Its intake gives good eyesight, keeps hair black and helps in better absorption of iron.
Health Benefits of Septilin
- It has antioxidant, antipyretic (reduces fever) and antimicrobial properties.
- It has immunomodulatory properties.
- It improves body immunity to fight diseases.
- It prevents recurrent infection.
- It stimulates the leukocyte production.
- It helps in elimination of bacteria through phagocytosis.
Important Medicinal Properties
- Antioxidant: Neutralize the oxidant effect of free radicals and other substances.
- Anti-inflammatory: Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
- Antimicrobial: Active against microbes.
- Antipyretic/antifebrile/febrifuge: Effective against fever.
- Digestive: Digestant.
- Demulcent: Relieving inflammation or irritation.
- Immunomodulatory: Modifies the immune response or the functioning of the immune system.
Uses of Septilin
Septilin is used for improving body immunity. Better immunity means lesser infections. A person with weak immunity is more prone to bacterial and viral diseases. Septilin is useful in management of following conditions. It can be used as supportive medicine.
- Prophylactic agent against upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) in chronic smokers
- Upper respiratory tract infections, chronic tonsillitis, pharyngitis, chronic bronchitis, nasal catarrh
- Allergic disorders of the upper respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue infections
- Common cold, cough
- Dental and periodontal infections
- Ocular infections
- Bone and joint infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Early recovery in postoperative conditions
- To reduce recurrence in infection-prone individuals
- As an adjuvant to anti-infective therapy
- Resistance to antibiotic therapy
- Improving immunity against bacterial, viral diseases (cod, cough, dengue etc)
Dosage of Septilin (Tablets, Syrup and Drops)
Child (given twice a day in recommended doses)
- Upto 3 months: 1 ml
- 3-6 months: 1.5 ml
- 6 months-1 year: 3 ml
- 1-2 years: 3.5 ml
- 2-3 years: 4 ml
- 3-4 years: 4.5 ml
- 4-5 years: 5 ml
Adult are given 2-3 teaspoonful 2-3 times a day.
Children are given 1-2 teaspoonful twice-thrice a day.
Initially (adult) take 2 tabs twice daily till the symptoms are relieved, followed by 1 twice daily as a maintenance therapy.
Children are given one tablets, twice daily after meal. Or take as directed by physician.
This medicine is safe to take. There are no known side-effects of this medicine.