Majoon Jograj Gugal is a Guggul based Unani medicine. It is prescribed in Nervine disorders such as facial paralysis, paralysis, paralysis of one side of the body, jerky involuntary movements (affectingespecially the shoulders, hips, and face), gout, sciatica, rheumatic disorders, arthritis and syphilis.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
- Type of medicine: Classical Unani Medicine
- Manufacturer: Hamdard Laboratories (India) established by Late Hakeem Abdul Hameed Sahib.
- Purpose: Nervine Disorders
- Hamdard Majun Jograj Gugal 125g MRP / Price: Rs 68.00 /-
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Suitable for: Unisex
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 Majun Jograj Gugal
- Atees Shireen Aconitum heterophyllum Root 10 g
- Ajmod Apium leptophyllum Fruit 10 g
- Inderjo Shireen Wrightia tinctoria Seed 10 g
- Baobarang Embelia ribes Fruit 10 g
- Bachh Acorus calamus Rhizome 10 g
- Baharangi Clerodendrum serratum Root 10 g
- Patha Cissampelos pareira Root 10 g
- Peepal Kalan Piper longum Fruit 10 g
- Peepla Mool Piper longum Stem 10 g
- Tukhm-e-Sambhalu Vitex negundo Fruit 10 g
- Chaab Piper chaba Hunter Fruiting spikes 10 g
- Chita Lakdi Plumbago zeylanica Root 10 g
- Zanjabeel Zingiber officinale Rhizome 10 g
- Zeera Safaid Cuminum cyminum Seed 10 g
- Zeera Siyah Carum carvi Fruit 10 g
- Sarson Brassica campestris Seed 10 g
- Kutki Picrorhiza kurroa Rhizome 10 g
- Gaj peepal Scindapsus officinalis Fruit 10 g
- Moorwa Marsdenia tenacissima Root 10 g
- Heeng Ferula foetida Regel, Oleo-gum resin 10 g
- Triphala Mixture of Halela, Balela and Amla in powder form, – 400 g
- Gugal Commiphora mukul (Hook. ex Stocks) Engl., Gum resin 600 g
- Qiwam Shakar Sugar syrup Syrup 3 kg
Method of preparation:
- Take all the ingredients.
- Grind the ingredients from 1 to 21 to fine powder and sieve through mesh number 80.
- Soak the Gugal in water and heat on a low fire until dissolved and strain the liquid and keep it separately.
- Prepare sugar syrup separately till the consistency reaches 70brix.
- Mix the powdered drugs and Gugal to the syrup and heat it on fire for another 5 min and stir till the drugs are completely homogenized and allow it to cool.
Guggulu / Guggul / Gugal is gum resin of a tree Commiphora mukul, found in arid- subtropical to tropical climate. Guggulu is highly effective in the treatment of nervine diorders 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, haematinic, diuretic, rejuvenating and general tonic.
It is effective in reducing synthesis of cholesterol in liver. It reduces serum triglycerides, LDL (bad) cholesterol and increases HDL. It can reduce 14-27 percent blood cholesterol and triglycerides by 22-30 percent. Guggulu increases metabolism of LDL.
Guggulu is used in 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.
Triphala (Ayurvdic) or Itrifal (Unani) is combination of Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki and used extensively in Ayurveda and Unani for treatment of digestive diseases. It is a tonic for whole body. It has been used in various gastric disorders including intestinal inflammation. It contains vitamin C, linoleic oil, phospholipids and other important nutrients. It is rich source of tannins, which is known to affect the integrity of mucus membrane. Tannins with their protein precipitating and vasoconstriction effects could be advantageous in preventing ulcer development.It is a Rasayana drug and used for detoxifying and tonifying the body.
Triphala pacifies diseases caused by excessive wind (vata-viakr) and cleanses the digestive tract. It aid to elimination and purification. It tones and strengthens digestive tract and promote regular and complete evacuation of the bowels. It helps with the digestion and assimilation of food, improves blood circulation and has anti-inflammatory properties.
Triphala revitalizes the whole body by removing toxins, gas and distension whilst nourishing the nervous system. It is good for anemia, fatigue, candida, cancer, allergies, constipation, diarrhea, yeast infections, indigestion and skin disorders.
Triphala and Guggulu, both are rejuvenating tonic.
Ativish / Atees / Atis, is dried, tuberous roots of ACONITUM HETEROPHYLLUM, found in West temperate Himalaya in Garhwal, Kumaon and Kashmir at altitude between 2,500-4,000 m. The root contains a well-defined alkaloid of intensely bitter taste. The roots are bitter tonic, stomachic, digestive and alleviates dysentery and bilious complaints. The root is also given incase of periodic and intermittent fevers as a tonic, dyspepsia and cough.
Important Therapeutic Uses of Majun Jograj Gugal
- Majun Jograj Gugal is useful in treatment of Neuro-disorders, paralysis, hemiplegia and chorea.
- Hemiplegia (Falij)
- Facial paralysis (Lakwa)
- Tremor (Rasha)
- Arthralgia (Waj-ul-Mafasil)
- Nervine disorders (Asbi Amraz)
Dosage of use Majun Jograj Gugal
Majun Jograj Gugal should be taken orally in dose of 5 grams, with water after breakfast or at night.
Side-effects and Warnings
- It should be taken only in recommended doses.
- It is hot in nature, so should be used with caution in summer and by hot temperament individuals and menstruating women.
- Avoid in blisters, dryness and persistent bitter taste in the mouth, red eyes, hot and watery face, inflammation of the body, inflammations of the intestines and high pitta.
Store in a cool and dry place in tightly closed containers, protected from light and moisture.