/Wajaul Mafasil (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

Wajaul Mafasil (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

Wajaul Mafasil (R A) is a constitutional disease characterized by inflammation and pain in joints of the body. Most characteristic feature is poly- arthritis with a tendency for symmetric distribution. Arthritis is caused due to a chronic proliferative inflammation of the synovial membrane, the potentiality of producing Irreversible damage to the joint capsule and articular cartilage, as these structures are replaced by granulation tissue. Both the constitutional manifestations and synovial inflammation are subject to variations in severity with a strong tendency to unexplained remission with exacerbations.
The inflammation that results causes serious pain, nausea, anemia, swelling and can lead to bone loss and even liver damage.

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
• Swelling, tenderness and pain on movement of the joints.
• Low grade fever in initial stage.
• Skin over the affected joints is smooth, shiny and atrophic.

PREVENTIVE MEASURES
• Avoid exposure to cold.
• Avoid fatigue, overwork, mental strain etc.
• Avoid use of cold drinks.
• Avoid use of diet producing phlegmatic humour.

TREATMENT

SINGLE DRUGS

Suranjan (Colchicum luteum Bak.) Azaraqi. (Strychnos nux-vomica Linn.)
Zanjabeel (Zingiber officinale Roscoe)
Sambhalu (Vitex negundo Linn.) Buzidan (Zingiber officinale Roscoe)

COMPOUND DRUGS

Majoon Suranjan
Habb-e-Muqil
Majoon Zanjabeel
Majoon Azaraqi
Habb-e-Mafasil
Majoon Jograj Gugal

REGIMENTAL THERAPY

•Cupping (Hijama).
•Dalak (Massage) with anti-inflammatory soothing oils.
•Hot fomentation.
•Nutool (Wet fomentation with decoction of anti-inflammatory Unani drugs)