Zinc Oxide

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Zinc Oxide.
The Arabic Name for this herb is Shebah.
The English Names for this herb are Flowers of Zinc, White Zinc, Zinc Oxidium.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Jist, Tutiya-i-Safaid.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Zinc Oxide are Anti-pyretic, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Astringent, Desiccant, Desiccative, Nervine Tonic, Ophthalmic Tonic, Sedative, Viscous, Vulnerary.


The Indications of Zinc Oxide are Leucorrhoea, Anaemia, Asthma, Gonorrhoea, Hematurea, Dandruff, Debility, Wounds, Pruritis, Seborrhoea.

The Indications of Powder of Zinc Oxide are Cholera, Pruritis, Excoriations, Hysteria, Chronic Skin Diseases, Impetigo, Bed Sores, Whooping Cough, Eczema.

No Contra Indication information is available for Zinc Oxide.


The Temperament of Zinc Oxide is 2nd order, warm and dry.

Available Brands

BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
DAWA-E-KHARISH JADIDHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
GERBIN MARHAMHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

Compound Preparations

Zinc Oxide is used in the preparation of Barud-i-Kfuri, Dawa-i-Kharish Jadid, Kuhl Bayaz, Kushta Jast, Marham Kafur, Marham Quba, Qatur Ramad, Shiyaf Abyaz, Tutiya-i-Kabir compounds.


Whole Herb60.000mg

Herb's Description

Zinc Oxide. A hard white metallic element with a bluish tinge, changing to pale yellow by heat. It is prepared by oxidizing and roasting carbonate of zinc. It is insoluble in .water, soluble without effervescence in dilute acid and ammonia water

Taste Odor & Occurrence

Odor: The odor of Powder of Zinc Oxide is Inodorous
Powder: Tasteless


No information regarding Zinc Oxide's substitute is currently available.

Active Constituents

Zinc Oxide's Active constituents:


No information regarding Zinc Oxide's antidot is currently available.

Warning & Precautions

In recommended doses no determined side effect heve been mentioned in traditional literature of unani medicine.


Currently no Toxicity information is available for Zinc Oxide. (work in progress)