Guggulu (Commiphora mukul) is about mt heighted plant of Burceraceae family. The plant grows wild in the arid, rocky tracts, also in low rainy and hot. Guggulu is an oleo-gum resin which exudes out as a result of injury from the bark of Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari [syn. Commiphora mukul (Hook. Also listed as: Commiphora mukul, Commifora mukul, Guggulipid Guggul is the common name for the mukul myrrh tree, Commiphora mukul (also known as.

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Abstract Guggulu is an oleo-gum resin which exudes out as a result of injury from the bark of Commiphora wightii Arnott Bhandari [syn. I got the ayurvedic medicines checked both from patanjali doctor and also from local vaid they told that I can take their medicines collectively, still it doesn’t help me much.

Attitudes and knowledge toward natural products safety in the pharmacy setting: Now it categorized as threatened plant. Ethyl acetate extract showed significant in vitro cytotoxicity. Nuclear orphan receptors control cholesterol catabolism. A comparative study on hypocholesterolaemic effect of allicin, whole germinated seeds of bengal gram and guggulipid of gum gugglu. One of the main recommendations was the use of Guggul Commiphora Mukul Dry USES Several research trials followed the discovery, culminating in studies examining Guggul’s effectiveness in humans.


Commiphora Mukul Guggul for Indigestion. It was clearly shown that guggulosomes had more efficacy than ibuprofen and both guggul and ibuprofen had synergistic effect. Body may fail to clot blood. Effect of guggulipid on bioavailability of diltiazem and propranolol.

Isolation of several steroidal constituents has been reported from the gum resin. Ex Stocks Engl; Balsamodendron mukul Hook. Also, the alcoholic extract of C.

Commiphora mukul (Guggul)

A similar trend to reduce significantly the serum cholesterol levels in patients with obesity and hypercholesterolemia was found in clinical studies with crude guggulu. In another study, highly significant reduction in levels of mean serum cholesterol and triglyceride was observed in groups of animals receiving high-fat diet for one month along with guggulu, which clearly demonstrated its hypolipidemic activity.

Side Effects and Warnings Guggul is likely safe when taken in typical doses for up to six months. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences.

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Guggulipid for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia: It acts as a diaphoretic, expectorant, diuretic, uterine stimulant, and emmenagogue. The amino acids detected were cystine, histidine, lysine, arginine, aspartic acid, serine, glutamic acid, threonine, alanine, proline, tyrosine, tryptophan, valine, leucine, and isoleucine [ 28 ].


A fraction showing cytotoxic activity was characterized as a mixture of two ferulates with an unusual skeleton by spectral and chemical methods. This fraction also co,miphora moderate scavenging effect against 2,2-diphenylpicryl hydrazyl DPPH radicals [ 60 ].

Therefore, ferulate compounds are used in the method for prevention and treatment of abnormal cell growth and proliferation of inflammation, neoplasia, and cardiovascular disease. Pregnancy and Breastfeeding There is a lack of scientific evidence on the use of guggul during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Do you know this herb by any other name?

Bioactive constituents from gum guggul Commiphora wightii Phytochemistry. Herbal medicines today and the roots of modern pharmacology. A study showing effect of guggulsterone isolated from C. The hypolipidemic natural product guggulsterone acts as an antagonist of the bile acid receptor. Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding: Traditional Uses of Guggulu Guggulu has a long history of use in Ayurveda. The major flavonoid components of the flowers of C.