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Ayurvedic Herb: (Guggulu)

Indian Bedelium - Commiphora mukul

Sanskrit Name:Guggulu
Hindi Name:Guggulu
English Name:Indian Bedelium
Latin Name:Commiphora mukul
Description:A small tree or shrub with alternate serrate leaves in the arid and rocky zones in certain parts of south-west and north-western India. Gum resin from the stem is tapped which is used in the preparation of various Ayurvedic preparations.
Guna:Balances all three Doshas.
Usage:Guggulu is a gum resinous exudate, which is tapped by specific traditional methods. Such resinous mass undergoes a process of purification to make it fit for human use. This is one of the important drugs used by Ayurveda in the treatment of joint disorders and heart diseases. It is one of the herbs investigated extensively to revalidate the claims mentioned in the Ayurveda. It was observed that Guggulu is a promising hypolipidaemic drug. Further it was also observed that Guggulu offers and effective treatment in rheumatoid arthritis.

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