Guggul Gum

Guggul Gum

Traditional Name : Guggulu

Botanical Name : Commiphora mukul

English Name : Indian bdellium tree, Guggul

Part of Plant Used : Gum resin

Description

History

Commiphora mukul, commonly known as Indian bdellium tree or guggul is a flowering plant native to India. The plant may be found from northern Africa to central Asia but it is most common in northern and western India. It prefers arid and semi-arid climates and is tolerant of poor soil. Guggul is made from the sap (gum resin) of the Commiphora mukul tree which has many medicinal properties.

Function

Commiphora mukul helps in reduction of pain and stiffness of joints in arthritis. It improves joint functions. It is a strong purifying and rejuvenating tonic.

It is effective in treating hemorrhoids and associated dyspepsia and flatulence. It reduces pain and inflammation.

Uses

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic

Active Constituents

Essential oil, gum, resin, steroids

Ayurveda Insight on Guggulu

Guggul has katu, tikta rasa, katu vipaka, ushna virya and laghu, ruksha properties. It is dipana, pachana and sangrahi in action. It alleviates Kapha-Pitta doshas. It is useful in Krimiroga, Jvara, Kasa, Chardi and Amatisara.

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