Gout is a well known disease condition since the ages of Hippocrates and is mentioned in many ancient texts. Gout is also called "rich man's disease" and it was commonly noticed in royals. It is associated with obesity, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and is also commonly noticed in post-menopausal women. It is characterized by decreased kidney function, kidney stones, deposition of uric acid in the joints. Severe pain in the joints with hard lumps with deposits of uric acid are attacked by while blood cells causing inflammation of the joints. Gout can occur suddenly or gradually progress, any history of excruciating pain in big toe indicates gout. Weight reduction, reducing alcohol intake, adequate fluid intake, decreasing protein intake are some of the remedies to prevent gout. In case of acute episodes with severe pain, medications like Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), colchicine, and corticosteriods are advised to relieve the symptoms.