Thanks to ancient science Ayurveda which came up with a unique wonder drug under the name of S.Compound.
Work on herb was started in the year 1974 and ultimately it was confirmed that the herb has great potential in inflammatory conditions. However, its role on arthritis was explored because it was the most neglected disease by the scientists and Medical fraternity. The available pain killers were causing huge harm to our body systems and some of the available pain killers were even banned in Europe.
The herbal medicine S.Compound was compared with Phenylbutazone by the scientists of Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow in the year 1983 and was found better in efficacy
Controlled Clinical trials were carried out on human beings suffering from Rheumatoid arthritis; Is not only its efficacy was confirmed but it was also found safe in long duration. The research work was published in Eastern Pharmacist which was reported by country's premier News Agency United News of India on 21.06.1982 0under the caption: Hope for arthritis patients.
The news states Jammu Pharmaceutical firm has developed an Ayurvedic Medicine that may prove a ray of hope for arthritis patients. It was observed during trials conducted in patients suffering from chronic Rheumatoid arthritis that the drug afforded between 70 and 80 percent relief with regard to swelling in joints and tenderness, morning stiffness, walking time and patients own impression of overall disease activity. According to Eastern Pharmacist, a leading pharmaceutical journal, it appears that the drug acts on the basic pathological process responsible for the genesis of Rheumatoid arthritis.
Due to coverage in large number of Indian News Papers, Indian Health Minister gave. A statement in November 1983 that Rahul Pharma Jammu developed an Ayurvedic drug in the name of S.Compound .The main ingredient of the drug is Salai sGuggul. This drug is claimed to be very effective for the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis.
Former Union Minister of State for Commerce Shantilal Patel while speaking to Indian Express on 29.05.2004 stated that Arthritis is one of the most painful diseases and has increased many folds due to change in life style of people, he said,based on his experiences, that the persons who live a sedentary life are the most affected people.