Standardization of a Unani Poly- Herbal Formulation ‘Habb-e-Irq-un Nisa’

Sonali Sajwan, Kunal Sajwan, R. K. Negi, Mustehasan, Rajneesh Kumar, 3Nitin Rai, and Rajeev Kr. Sharma

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine January - March 2012, Vol. 7 No. 2, Pages 131-137

Abstract

Hubb (pills) are small round and uniformly shaped medicinal preparations in Unani system of medicine. Habb-e-Irq-un-Nisa is a poly-herbal Unani formulation listed under the category of Habb in National formulary of unani medicine, Part- III (Anonymous, 2001). The ingredients prescribed for this formulation are: Sibr (Aloe barbadensis Linn.), Post-e-Halela Zard (Terminalia chebula Retz), Suranjan Shreen (Colchicum autmnale Stev). The formulation has many therapeutic actions in Unani System of Medicine such as Irq-un-Nisa (Sciatica), Niqras (Gout), Waj-ul- Mafasil (Asthralgia). Previous standardization work on various Habb preparations was carried out on Habb- e- Shifa (Rashid et al., 2007), Habb- e- Narmushk (Negi et al., 2010), pharmacopoeial monographs on Habb- e- Aftimoon, Habb- e- Anjeer, Habb- e- Ashkhaar, Habb- e- Baogola, Habb- e- Beesh were published by (Anonymous, 2009; 2010).

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