Jyothismati Oil Pain Relief Ingredient

Malkangni oil or Jyothismati oil is recognized by Ayurvedic medicine as an essential oil and pain relief ingredient for treating pain. Also considered as a nervine essential oil, it is used to massage the affected area to reduce joint pain, arthritis pain, and muscle pain.

Origin of Jyothismati oil – The Ayurvedic ingredient for pain relief

Jyothismati or Celastrus paniculatus is a wild shrub most commonly found in India. Known by some common names like Staff tree, Black Oil plant, Oriental bittersweet, and Intellect tree, it is also native to Taiwan and is found in the Southeast Asia region countries like Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar. The leaves and seeds of Celastrus are used to make Jyothismati oil.

Supergin- The Ayurvedic Pain Relief with Jyothismati oil

The presence of 100% pure Jyothismati oil as an ingredient in the Supergin Ayurvedic pain relief liniment makes sure that it the ideal choice to relieve pain. The anti-arthritic, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties of Malkangni oil help to treat inflammation of muscles and joints. 

Other Names of Jyothismati
Scientific name – Celastrus paniculatus
Common name – Staff Tree, Black Oil Plant, Celastrus, Oriental bittersweet, Intellect tree

Regional names
Hindi – Jyotishmati, Malkagini
Sanskrit – Jyotishmati, Amruta, Pita tel, Katumbhi, Maghzsudhi, Medhya, Mati priya
Kannada – Kariganne
Telgu – Malaerikata, Malkangni
Malyalam – Palulavam
Tamil – Kuvarikuntal, Atiparichcham, Valuluwai

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What is Jyothismati oil?

The essential oil obtained from the extracts of the leaves and seeds of the Celastrus plants is known as Jyothismati oil. Also known by the name of malkanguni oil, it is often referred to as the elixir of life due to the cognitive benefits exhibited by Jyothismathi oil.

What are the uses of Jyothismati oil?

In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, Jyothismati oil is considered the best treatment for various health ailments including asthma, gout, and pain relief. Oil is an ingredient of many more herbal medicines, claiming to enhance the nervous and mental system.

What are the bioactive components of Jyothismati oil?

The leaves of Jyothismati or Celastrus contain the active compounds that include Malkangunin, Celapanin, Celepanigin, Celapagin, Paniculatine, Tannins, Flavonoids, Saponins, Glycosides, and Cumarines. Jyothismati oil extract obtained from the seeds is found to have sterols and alkaloids.

What are the various properties exhibited by Jyosthismati oil?

The seeds of the Jyothismati tree are found to possess a bitter and acrid taste. Jyothismati oil acts as a thermogenic, emollient, stimulant, and intellect-promoting substance. It is also used as a digestive, laxative, emetic, expectorant, appetizer, and aphrodisiac. One of the important therapeutic actions of Jyothismati oil is its anti-inflammatory and analgesic property.

Why Jyosthismati oil is used in traditional medicine for pain relief?

Evidence suggests that Jyothismati oil contains the essential oil ingredients that may help to block the inflammatory compounds. The essential oil from the leaf of Jyothismati is found to have good analgesic activity and is used in folk medicine as topical pain relief. Ayurvedic medicine also suggests the use of Jyothismati oil to reduce swelling and pain in rheumatoid arthritis.

What is the significance of Jyothismati oil in joint pain relief?

The seeds of the Jyothismati or Intellect tree possess significant anti-inflammatory property, which helps to reduce joint inflammation and pain. Traditionally, it is used for knee pain treatment and to decrease pain, joint crepitation, inflammation, and stiffness. Jyothismati oil not only helps to reduce joint pain but also to improve joint movement as well as strengthening the joints.

How is Jyotismati oil used since ancient times?

Jyothismati oil is used to massage the affected area to improve blood circulation and relieve body pain. In the traditional Indian system of medicine, the crushed seeds of Jyotishmati are used to relieve fever, joint pain, headaches, body pain, and muscular pain.


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