Latin Names Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari. / Commiphora mukul (Hook. ex Stocks) Engl.
English Name Indian Bedellium
Sanskrit / Indian Name Guggulu
It is a small tree or shrub with spinescent branches. Guggulu is excreted by the mucous membranes of the body, during the course of which it stimulates and disinfects their secretions. It also contains guggulsterones Z and E, guggulsterols I - V, two diterperoids and a terpene hydrocarbon named cembrane A.
The gum resin showed different pharmacological properties, uses and clinical application. It is astringent, expectorant, aphrodisiac, demulcent, carminative, alterative, antispasmodic and emmenagogue. It is useful in snake bite and scorpion sting, infertility, arthritis, leprosy, impotence, sterility, in liver disorders and hemiplegia.
It has hypolipidemic and thyroid stimulating properties. It is useful in atherosclerosis, psoriasis and cardiac ischemia. It is used against obesity. Guggulipid is hypocholesteremic.
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A herb that helps regulate the lipid metabolism, showing excellent results in weight control and body fat reduction. It modulates your lipid profile.
The hypocholesteremic activity of guggulipid in Guggulu is used in
1 capsule twice a day after meals with water.
Please maintain an hour's gap between intake of our products and other allopathic drugs.
* Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.
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Amma. M.K. P. et. al., Effect of oleoresin of gum guggulu (C. mukul) on the reproductive organs of female rats, Indian J. Exptl. Biol., 16(9): 1021-23. 1978.
Arora, R.B. et. al., Beneficial effect of Fraction 'A' of gum guggul in arthritic syndrome of liver function in clinical and experimental arthritis, Rheumatism, 18(1): 9-16, 1982.
Malhotra, S.C. Edr., Pharmacological Investigations of Certain Medicinal Plants and Compound Formulations Used in Ayurveda and Siddha, CCRAS, New Delhi, 1996, 124.
Prem Kisore et. al., Clinical studies in the treatment of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis with Sunthi Guggulu, J. Res. Ayur. Siddha, 3(3 and 4): 133-46, 1982.
Singh, A.K. et. al., Hormonal response of thyroid gland to C. mukul and LATS in tissue culture, Bull Medico-Ethno-Bot. Res., 6(4): 155-64, 1985.
Tripathy, J.B. et. al., Thyroid stimulatory action of Z. Guggul sterone obtained from C. mukul, Planta Med., 50(1): 78-80, 1984.