Characterised by intense pain and inflammation of the muscles, ligaments, tendons and / or the joints, it is termed ‘Amavata‘ in Ayurveda. Divided into chronic muscular rheumatism (affecting muscles) and chronic articular rheumatism (affecting joints), if neglected, it may even affect the heart.


  • Fever
  • Immense pain & stiffness in affected muscles in case of chronic muscular rheumatism.
  • Excruciating pain and stiffness in the joints in case of chronic articular rheumatism.

Root Causes

  • Accumulation in the joints of toxins (ama), formed due to improper digestion, metabolism or excreation.
  • Infections from teeth, tonsils and gall bladder.
  • Aggravated by exposure to cold weather.

Useful Herbs

  • Sallaki (Boswellia sarrata)
  • Guggulu (Commiphora mukul)
  • Rasna (Vanda roxburghii)
  • Lohsun (Allium sativum)

Ayurvedic Supplements

  • Arth Plus                   
  • Rumartho
  • Yograj Guggul           
  • Rashnadi Guggul      


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