Artec ointment is an Ayurvedic patent formulation that can be effectively used for pain relief. It is a cream-based formulation and can facilitate deeper tissue penetration which aids in effectively reducing pain associated with injuries or joint disorders like Rheumatoid arthritis. Pain due to inflammatory conditions and muscle spasms also get significant relief. So it acts as a rubefacient and analgesic.
This ointment is specifically indicated in,
- Pain in joints, muscles, inflammation of joints
- Frozen shoulder
- Neuro-muscular pain
|Sl. No||Drugs||Latin name||Properties|
|1||Raasna||Alpinia galanga||It cures inflammation, pain and is specifically indicated in conditions of vitiated vata dosha|
|2||Guggul||Commiphora wightii||Useful in healing fracture, pain due to injury, enormous effect in the musculoskeletal system and potent anti-inflammatory.|
|3||Vatsanab||Aconitum ferox||It is a potent anti-inflammatory and helps the drug to circulate the body. It acts as a catalyst and helps other ingredients to provide quick action|
|4||Dhatura||Dhatura metel||It helps to relieve pain and inflammation on external application|
|5||Nirgunti||Vitex negundo||Relives muscle and arthritic related pain|
|6||Oil wintergreen||Gaultheria procumbens||Useful in painful conditions like headache, neuromuscular pain, arthritis.|
|7||Pepper mint Phool||Mentha piperita||Relieves pain|
|8||Oil Nilgiri||Eucalyptus globulus||Pain-relieving in arthritic conditions|
|9||Oil lemongrass||Cymbopogon citratus||Anti-inflammatory|
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Gently apply on the affected area and a soothing massage can be done. It is desirable to avoid vigorous massage in case of injury. Mild fomentation is also desirable in case of the sprain.
No side effects or adverse reactions were reported. But in some cases due to sensitive skin, some irritation may occur and in such cases discontinue the use.
In cases of acute pain like injury or sprain it is not advisable to do the exercises. But in chronic muscle pain or joint diseases stretching exercises and joint movements can be done.