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Balooti from Hamdard Laboratories is Unani medicine. It strengthens kidneys and bladder, check frequent involuntary urination and helps in bed wetting. It also provides relief in backache. This formulation is nutritive and gives strength to the body and reduces swelling. The recommended dosage of medicine is 5 grams with milk or water at bedtime.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition, and dosage.
- Manufacturer: Hamdard Laboratories (India)
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Type of medicine: Proprietary Unani Medicine
- Main Indication: Kidney and bladder disorders
- MRP/Price: 1 Jar of 125 gram paste @ Rs. 153.
Hamdard Balooti Composition
Ingredients present in this formulation are given below:
In one dose of 5 grams
- Tukhm Bhang 0.3g
- Juft Baloot 0.3g
- Kundur 0.5g
- Mastagi Roomi 0.1g
- Sugar 3.3g.
- Preservative: Sodium Benzoate 0.19% w/w.
Tukhm Bhang refers to cannabis seeds. These seeds are good for health as they contain essential 20 different varieties of amino acids, all nine of the essential amino acids, fatty acids, protein, and nutritional benefits.
Consuming hemp seeds are absolutely safe and there are no known side effects of consuming them.
Juft Baloot (Quercus incana fruit), is found in Kashmir and Western Himalayas up to Nepal. It has diuretic and astringent action.
Rumi Mastagi (Pistacia lentiscus Linn.) resin is analgesic, antitussive, astringent, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, hepatic, sedative, a mild stimulant and stomachic. It removes the catarrh of the urinary passage and helps in genital debility and in seminal weakness.
Kundur is Boswellia serrata gum resin powder. Kundur or Salai Guggulu (also known as Indian frankincense, Indian olibanum or Salai guggul, Luban, Salai, Saiga, Salhe, Sali, Salpe, Selgond) is obtained from Boswellia serrata Roxb. ex Colebr., a deciduous, medium-sized tree.
The main active constituents of gum resin are the boswellic acids, which are lipophilic pentacyclic triterpene acids. The boswellic acids have immdunomodulatory effects and are anti-inflammatory via a number of mechanisms. The keto derivatives, 11-keto-beta-boswellic acid and acetyl-11-keto-betaboswellic acid, are thought to be particularly potent anti-inflammatory agents. The gum of the tree contains oxidizing and diastatic enzymes and used as an internal and external stimulant, expectorant, diuretic and stomachic. It is also a hepatic stimulant. It is useful in chronic cases of diarrhea, dysentery, pulmonary affections, haemorrhoids, inflammatory disorders, collagenous colitis, peritumoral oedema, rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic conditions.
Hamdard Balooti Health Benefits
- It reduces swelling in the body.
- It gives relief in pain.
- It is nutritive.
- It strengthens kidneys and bladder.
- It checks frequent involuntary urination.
Hamdard Balooti Therapeutic Uses
Hamdard Balooti is mainly indicated in urinary kidney and bladder problems.
Frequent urination, can be due to kidney disease or simply drinking too much liquid. It can be a sign of the kidney or ureter problems, urinary bladder problems, or another medical condition, such as diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus, pregnancy, or prostate gland problems. Frequent urination along with fever, urgent need to urinate, pain or discomfort in the abdomen and burining sensation while urinating amy be due to urinary tract infection. Try to find out exact cause and do the neddful treatment accordingly.
Enuresis, urinary incontinence
Enuresis is defined as involuntary urination, especially by children. Daytime wetting is called diurnal enuresis.
Nocturnal enuresis, also called bedwetting, is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually occurs. It is a repeated inability to control urination. Involuntary urination is also known as urinary incontinence.
For urinary incontinence, behavioral training, such as bladder training and timed urination, lifestyle changes and pelvic floor (Kegel) exercises, treatment of constipation and intestinal worms, reducing large fluid intake at a time, reducing the amount of alcoholic, caffeinated, and carbonated beverages, stopping fluids three to four hours before sleep, bladder training, etc.are helpful.
Hamdard Balooti Dosage
The recommended dosage of medicine is given below:
- In persistent cases: One does in the morning and one at night.
- Excessive urination: One does only at night.
- Children’s bed wetting (not for infants, toddlers and children below the age of 5): 2.5 gram at bedtime.
- It is to be taken with milk or water.
- Or take as directed by a doctor.
Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factors. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give the same result in another person.
The exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.
It contains sugar and hence not suitable for a diabetic person.
Please maintain a gap of at least an hour between intake of any allopathic drug and Ayurvedic medicine to avoid drug interaction, if any.
Do not use many different medicines for the treatments of the same disease.
Side-effects of Hamdard Balooti
There are no known side-effects for this medicine.
- Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.
- Do not use any medicine during pregnancy without consulting doctor.
- Store in a cool and dry place in a tightly closed container, protected from light and moisture.
- Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
- Keep bottle cap closed after every use.