Ayurvedic Treatment

Gugglu

Description :

  • Botanical Name:Commiphora Mukul
  • English/Common Name :Indian Bdellium Tree, Gum Gugal
  • Ayurvedic Name :Guggul,Guggal, Guggulu
  • Part Used:Gum Resin
  • Guggul is spiny shrub or small tree with many branches, usually growing two /three mt high, and found in the rocky tracts of Rajasthan, Gujrat and Kamatka in India. A healthy tree yields 250-500 grams of resin in one season, and Guggul plants typically begin yielding resin after five years.
  • The ethyl acetate soluble portion of Guggul was found to posses Hypolipidemic and anti-inflammatory properties. The ethyl acetate insoluble portion was found to be toxic. The neutral portion is responsible for the Hypocholesterolemic activity, while the acid portion showed anti-inflammatory activity. The active ingredients responsible for the use of the plant in the maintenance of healthy cholesterol levels, are the Guggulsterones, specifically Guggulsterone E and Guggulsterone Z1. Guggul has a complex structure made up of various compounds such as Lignans, lipids, Diterpenoids and steroids. Ten steroids have been isolated from the resin, among these, Z-Guggalsterone and E-Guggalsterone have been found to have Hypolipidemic effects. The other components of the ethyl acetate extract exert a synergistic activity.

Uses:

  • Hypercholesterolemia/ Hypolipidemic activity
  • Astringent
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic.
  • carminative, stimulating the appetite and improving digestion.
  • It causes an increase in leukocytes in the blood and stimulates Phagocytosis.
  • Gum Guggul acts as a diaphoretic, expectorant and diuretic, and is said to be uterine stimulant and Emmenagogue.
  • The resin is used in the form of lotion for indolent ulcers and as a gargle in chronic tonsillitis, Pharyngitis and ulcerated throat.

Ayurvedic concept:

Ayurvedic literature is full of praises for Guggul and its divine actions, from healing bone fractures and inflammations to treating cardiovascular disease, obesity and lipid disorders. Gum Guggul has Carminative, Antispasmodic, diaphoretic, Antisuppurative, Emmenagogue and Aphrodisiac qualities. In Tibetan medicine, the plant is used for skin diseases, Anemia, Edema, Salivation and heaviness of stomach. Guggul is used for Ulcers, Tonsillitis, Sore throat, hay Fever, Nasal catarrh, Laryngitis and Bronchitis. Gum from the Guggul plant is used in the treatment of Rheumatism, Neurological disorders, Obesity, Syphilis, Urinary disorders and thyroid conditions.

Guggul has also been proven helpful for regulating cholesterol levels. The plants lipid lowering properties have been noted among practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine, and modern scientific research is validating these observations. cholesterol disorders plague millions of Americans and can lead to two of the nations primary life-threatening illnesses which are heart disease and stroke. Unfortunately, the drugs most commonly used to treat cholesterol disorders often produce unpleasant side effects. Including liver damage, cancer, and gallstones. Guggul works to balance conditions of both low and high cholesterol whether brought on by diet, lack of exercise, chronic stress, or genetic predilection. Gum Guggul does not create any of the harmful side effects associated with drugs commonly used for cholesterol disorders.

Caution:

Purified Guggul may be taken for a long time without ill effect.

"These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease."

Cost is 18 $ for 500 gm each 60 capsules packing

Gugglu

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