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Guggulu: Commiphora mukul

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Guggulu Capsules 60Capsules
17.45US$

Guggulu Capsules 120capsules
31.25US$

Very efficient in scraping out the unnecessary fat and toxins out of the body

Rejuvenates the body

Increases strength

Increases sexual appetite 

A good healer of fracture

Increases the bulk of body (Freshly collected Guggal)

Promotes the voice

Common Name:
Indian bedellium (Eng.)

Sanskrit Names:

  • Guggulu- That protects from all the diseases
  • Devdhoop- Which is used in incense products to worship God
  • Kaushika- Which originates from inside of the plant)
  • Pura- The best among all the medicinal plants
  • Pulankasha- Which scrapes out the unnecessary fat from the body

Lt. Name:
Commiphora mukul- Burseraceae

Guggal is a well known plant for its cholesterol lowering action. In Ayurveda it is mainly used to scrap out the toxic substances, which aggravate Vatacausing arthritis like conditions.

Bio-energetics:

  • Rasa(Taste)- Tikta (Bitter); Katu (Pungent)
  • Guna(Characteristics)-
    • For one year old Guggal- Laghu (Light),Ruksha (Rough), Teekshna (Sharp), Vishada (Clear),Sara (Mobile),Sugandhi (Pleasant odor)
    • For freshly procured Guggal : Snigdha(Unctuous), Pichchhila(Sticky)
  • Veerya (Potency)- Ushna (Warm)
  • Vipaka (Post digestion effect)- Katu (Pungent)
  • Prabhava (Special action for which there is no explanation how it works)-Tridoshhara (Pacifies all the three bio humors)

How to identify original Guggulu:

The original Guggal is easily soluble in water making it milky white, burns on fire, melts when heated and is free from soil particles.

Purification of Guggulu:

By boiling it with cow milk or decoction of Triphala

Effect of Guggulu on Tridoshas:

Guggal pacifies all the three Doshas so it can be used effectively in treatment of diseases of Tridosha origin specially involving Vata and Kapha Doshas.

Home Remedial Uses of Guggulu in Ayurveda:

  • Bruhamna (for freshly procured Guggul) - It is the specific characteristic of Guggul that the freshly procured Guggal Capsules nourished every part of body and recommended for weight gain while the older guggul Capsules do the opposite which is recommended for weight loss and removing the harmful toxins from the body.
  • Vrishya- Vrishya is the Ayurveda supplement which nourishes the genital system properly. Guggul Capsules are among the best Ayurveda supplements to increase libido.
  • Atilekhana (for one year old Guggul)- Ati means too much and Lekhana stands for scrapping action; so Guggal Capsules are very efficient in scraping out the unnecessary fat and toxins out of the body. It is a recommended dietary supplement for weight loss.
  • Bhagnasandhana krit- The healing powers of Guggul makes it a natural remedy to promote healing in fractured bone.
  • Swarya- Guggul Capsules support and strengthen the vocal cords thus it is a recommended supplement to improve voice.
  • Rasayana- In Ayurveda, all the rejuvenating supplements are termed as Rasayanas, Guggul (Both new and old) rejuvenates and replenishes the whole body. It is one of the best Ayurveda herb for rejuvenation.
  • Deepana- It is the hot potency of Guggul Capsules that it stimulates the fire component of body. It is one of the best dietary supplement to stimulate appetite and boost metabolism.
  • Balya- In Ayurveda, Bala is not simply about physical strength, it is also about the immune system of body. Guggul is a good Ayurveda herb to increase physical strength a supplement for immune system.
  • Medo-anilhara- As said above Guggul possesses hot potency and scrapping action. Both of these characteristics make Guggul Capsules ideal supplement for burning fat and pacifying Vata Dosha.

Health benefits of Guggulu Capsules:

  • Cholesterol: Guggulu Capsules maintain normal cholesterol level and prevent it from accumulation because of its Lekhana Guna (scraping action)
  • Heart: Guggulu Capsules keep the coronary arteries patent by not allowing the cholesterol plaque to deposit inside their lumen.
  • Weight management: Guggal Capsules help to maintain normal body weight by not allowing the unnecessary fat to deposit
  • External Application: in paste form- Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, hemorrhoids, benign tumors; as fumigation- wound those are infected and bad smelling
  • Nervous system: Neuralgia, sciatica, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
  • Digestive system: Loss of appetite, flatulence, liver disorders, hemorrhoids, worm infestations
  • Urinary system: Painful urination, pus discharge in urine, kidney stones
  • Reproductive system: Dysmenorrhea, infertility,
  • Skin: In all types of inflammatory conditions of skin, itching, pigment disorders

Useful part of Guggulu:

Exudates

Doses of Guggulu:

2-4 gm


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