GUGGULU exudate of CORMIPHORA MUKUL TRIDOSHHARA

GUGGULU exudate of Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhand, Syn. Balsamodendron mukul

Yogaraj Guggulu 2

GUGGULU exudate of Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhand, Syn. Balsamodendron mukul

FAMILY –

  • BURSERACEAE

LATIN NAME –

  • CORMIPHORA MUKUL
  • Commiphora wightii

SANSKRIT NAME –

  • GUGGULU
  • DEVDHUP
  • KAUSHIK
  • PURPALANKASH, KUMBH, MAHISHAKSH, ULUKHAL

HINDI NAME –

  • GUUGAL
  • GUGGULU
  • COMMONLY KNOWN AS GUM-GUGGUL OR INDIAN BEDELLIUM

PREFFERED GUGGUL SHOULD BE

  • soft, smooth, smily, sweet smelling, yellowish, should have tikta rasa, that can be easily dissolved in water and free from other physical impurities.

 

PLACES OF ORIGIN –

 

  • DRY STONY LANDS IN AFRICA, ARABIA, BALUCHISTAN, RAJASTHAN, MYSORE etc.

Yogaraj Guggulu 4

GUGGULU exudate of Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhand, Syn. Balsamodendron mukul 2

   

GUNA –

 

  • LAGHU,
  • RUKHSHA,
  • TIKSHNA,
  • VISHAD,
  • SUKSHMA,
  • SARA,
  • SUGANDHI( OLD GUGGUL )
  • SNIGDH-PICHCHIL( NEW GUGGUL )

 

RASA –

  • TIKTA, KATU

VIPAKA –

  • KATU

VIRYA –

  • USHNA

PRABHAVA –

  • TRIDOSHHARA( SUPPRESSES ALL THE THREE DOSHAS )

GUGGULU

GUGGULU exudate of Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhand, Syn. Balsamodendron mukul 4

 

ACTIONS AND USES –

 

  • REDUCES OEDEMA,
  • ACTS AS ANALGESIC,
  • ANTIBIOTIC,
  • CLEANS AND TREATS WOUNDS.
  • IT ACTS AS STOMACHIC,
  • INCREASES RBC AND WBC COUNT,
  • STIMULATES LIVER,
  • HELPS REDUCE PILES
  • CLEANSES THE GIT.
  • RELIEVES PLAGUE, TREATS LYMPHATIC PROBLEMS, BEST FOR VATA RELATED DISEASES.
  • ACTS AS DIURETIC AND URINARY LITHOTROPHIC.
  • ACTS AS APHRODIASIC AND STIMULATES MENSTRUATION, PREVENTS STERILITY, PROVIDES STRENGTH.
  • OLD GUGGUL IS RUKSH AND REDUCES FAT CONTENT IN THE BODY.
  • ALSO RELIEVES SKIN DISEASES.
  • PROVIDES WARMTH.
  • VERY HELPFUL IN DIABETES, DYSUREA, CORONARY THROMBOSIS, ANEMIA, ELEPHANTIASIS ETC.

 

USEFUL PARTS –

  • SECRETIONS

IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS  –

  • Yogaraj Guggulu,
  • Vatara Guggulu,
  • Simhnada Guggulu,
  • Kaisora Guggulu,
  • Mahayogaraja Guggulu,
  • Candraprabha Vati

 

STANDARD DOSAGE –

  • 2 – 4 gm

when taken as a RASAYAN — DOSAGE –

  • 4 gm to 40 gm

toxic effects –

  • improper use leads to liver and lung disorders and it should not be given in diseases like
  • eye irritation, dry mouth, general weakness, syncope etc.
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