Effect of Unani formulations on frostbite induced gangrene: a case report


  • Mohammad Shamim Khan Department of Unani Medicine, Government Unani Dispensary, Kota, Rajasthan, India




Gangrene, Unani Formulation, Anti-inflammatory activity, Anti-ulcer activity, Wound healing activity


This article reports a case in which a 65 years old female patient of frostbite induced gangrene, was treated with unani drugs; Sharbat Banafsha and Arq Murakkab Musaffi Khoon as oral administration, and Marham Safed Kafoori as topical application, with the aim to evaluate the efficacy of drugs and to avoid Surgery. Patient has shown excellent and admirable result within 60 days of treatment. Finally frost bitten and gangrenous part completely healed and repaired without any surgical intervention.


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