Panchamrut Loha Guggul (Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu)

Panchamrut Loha Guggul, or Panchamrit Lauh Guggulu, is an effective ayurvedic medication used for the treatment of painful musculoskeletal diseases. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent and provides relief from pain. It is a natural nervine tonic. It also acts as a phlebotonic and improves the functions and health of the blood vessels. Panchamrut Loha Guggul acts on the heart, brain, muscles, bones, and joints and strengthens and nourishes these organs. It also alleviates pain, tenderness, inflammation, and swelling.

Panchamrut Loha Guggul can also be used for the treatment of psychological disorders, neuritis, neuralgia, myalgia, sciatica, myositis, frozen shoulder, lumbar pain, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis.

INGREDIENTS

  • Shuddha Parad – 1 Part
  • Rajat Bhasma – 1 Part
  • Shuddha Gandhak – 1 Part
  • Abhrak Bhasma – 1 Part
  • Loha Bhasma – 2 Parts
  • Swarna Makshik Bhasma – 1 Part
  • Shuddha Guggulu – 7 Parts
  • Mustard Oil – Q.S.

HOW IT WORKS

Panchamrut Loha Guggul helps in the management of joint and muscular disorders by producing an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. It is a nervine and phlebotonic tonic. These properties help to support the functions of the nerves and blood vessels.

It produces an anti-hyperuricemic effect and helps in the management of gout. It also possesses anti-rheumatic properties. The nervine stimulant and neuroprotective properties of this medication help in the management of neurological disorders.

THINGS TO KNOW

Panchamrut Loha Guggul is prepared by taking Shuddha Guggulu in an iron mortar along with a small quantity of mustard oil. The ingredients are grounded to form a fine powder. Later, the powders of other ingredients are added and mixed well. Tablets of 250 mg each are prepared from this mixture.

INDICATIONS & USES

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lumbar pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Myalgia
  • Myositis
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuritis
  • Sciatica
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Mental disorders

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE

Panchamrut Loha Guggul should be used in a dose of 250 to 500 milligrams per day. The recommended dose for children is 125 mg to 250 milligrams. The medicine should be taken in 2 or 3 equally divided doses per day. The maximum recommended dose of Panchamrut Loha Guggul is 3 grams per day. This medicine should be taken after food with warm milk or warm water.

BENEFITS & EFFECTIVENESS

Panchamrut Loha Guggul can be used for the treatment of arthritis. It can provide relief from several musculoskeletal diseases. It is useful in the management of neurological diseases. It also improves the nerve functions. It is a balanced herbal formulation, which can maintain the balance in the Tridosha: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha and restore the health of a person.

Neurological diseases

Panchamrut Loha Guggul is highly effective in the management of neurological disorders. It acts as a nerve tonic and supports its functions. It can relieve the stabbing, throbbing, and burning pain associated with the neuralgic diseases. It can be used to obtain relief from the radiating pain caused due to sciatica. It is also used to treat intercostal neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, and glossopharyngeal neuralgia.

Panchamrut Loha Guggul acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and reduces damage to the nerves. This action is beneficial in the management of neuritis. The neuroprotective property of this medication protects and soothes the nerves in the case of injury. (1)

It can be used to relieve tingling, and numbness in the hands and legs caused due to neuralgias. It can strengthen the weak or paralyzed nerves. Hence, it is used to treat facial paralysis.

Joint disorders

Panchamrut Loha Guggul can be used to obtain relief from pain in the joints caused due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. (2)

It acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and reduces pain, swelling, and redness in the joints. It also protects the joints against wear and tear thus slowing down the progress of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The analgesic action of this medication can reduce joint pains and ease the movements.

Panchamrut Loha Guggul can regulate the metabolic processes in the body and reduce the uric acid levels. This action helps in reducing the symptoms of gout.

Panchamrut Loha Guggul is also recommended for the management of a low backache, frozen shoulder, myalgia, and myositis.

SAFETY & TOXICOLOGY

Panchamrut Loha Guggulu is safe when used based on the indications and in the appropriate dosage. There are no known side effects of this medicine.

The safety of Panchamrut Loha Guggulu is not established for pregnant women. Hence, pregnant women should consult an ayurvedic physician before using it.

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