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Composition

Each gm ointment contains-
  • Mentha piperita 25 mg
  • Cinnamomum camphora 14 mg
  • Gaultheria procumbens 4 mg
  • Capsicum annum 0.05 mg and other ingredients

Indications

Effective in aches including headache and pain for muscular stiffness, Rheumatic pains, Gout, Bruising, Sprains and Fibrositis.

Description

Mentha compound is a poly herbal formulation ointment such as Mentha piperita, Cinnamomum camphora, Gaultheria procumbens, Capsicum annum. It has a broad range of effect in the treatment of pain.

Pharmacology

Mentha piperita- It contains peppermint oil- menthol (35-45%), menthone (15-20%) and menthyl acetate (3-5%). It has analgesic, antibacterial and insecticidal effects. Moreover, Mentha piperita has the cooling effect on the skin and is equally effective as acetaminophen in relieving headaches.

Cinnamomum camphora- It contains essential oil- sesquiterpenes camphorenone and campherenol. It has antispasmodic, bronchial secretolytic and hyperemic effect. It acts beneficialy in gout, rheumatic pains, neuralgia. It can be safely applied externally in all cases of inflammation, bruises and sprains.

Gaultheria procumbens- It contains volatile oil- methyl salicylate (96-98%) and has rubefacient effect that administered in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and related condition.

Capsicum annum- It contains capsaicinoids- capsaicin (32-38%), dihydro-capsaicin (18-52%) and volatile oil (0.1%). It has analgesic, powerful local irritant and rubefacient effects. The most important active ingredient of capsaicinoids is capsaicin, which relieves pain by depleting neuropathies. It enriches blood, lessens inflammation and pain.

Dosage & Administration

Apply topically to the affected area 2 to 3 times daily. Or as directed by the physician.

Interaction

No data available.

Contraindications

There is no absolute contraindication.

Side Effects

Not yet known.

Pregnancy & Lactation

No restriction is known yet.

Therapeutic Class

Herbal and Nutraceuticals

Storage Conditions

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children. Store in a cool and dry place, protected from light.