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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Interactions Interactions with Drugs Guggul may affect the risk of bleeding when taken with drugs that increase the risk of bleeding. For weight loss, the following doses have been taken by mouth: Put g Commiphora Mukul Guggul gum over Cow dung cake. Am J Health-Syst Pharm.

Cultivation and Conservation of Guggulu (Commiphora mukul)

Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Apply it over Scrofula affected area. 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. Guggul may cause abortion. Mo Ku Er Mo Yao. Prepare a decoction of Commiphora Mukul gum in one cup of water.

Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences. It is one of the oldest and the most prominent herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. Some of these conditions are potentially serious, and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare provider.

It also reduced the body weight of the animals. Grind gum of Commiphora Mukul Guggul to make powder.


Commiphora mukul (Guggul)

Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from November Commons category link is on Wikidata. This produces a fragrant, dense smoke. Products and information presented herein are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. A randomized, controlled commiphorq. B Guggulipid has anti-inflammatory effects and has been suggested as a treatment for severe acne.

Effect of guggul Commiphora mukul—Engl.

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Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. Commiphora mukul, Commifora mukul, Guggulipid. Thyroid-stimulating action of Z-guggulsterone obtained from Commiphora mukul. Thyroid stimulating action of Z -guggulsterone obtained from Commiphora mukul. Shishodia S and Aggarwal BB: The individual flowers are red to pink, with four small petals.

I also take ayurvedic medicine from a local vaid for same period. Antiatherosclerotic Activity LDL has been found to accumulate in atherosclerotic lesions and is the major source commipyora the cholesterol accumulation in human foam cells. Cardioprotective activity of synthetic guggulsterone E and Z -isomers in isoproterenol induced myocardial ischemia in rats: Administration of isolated Z -guggulsterone to rats led to significant increase mumul all thyroid function parameters, namely, uptake of iodine by the thyroid, enzymes involved in the synthesis of thyroid hormones, and tissue oxygen uptake, thus suggesting thyroid stimulatory action [ 48 ].

However, it did not protect lipids against the formation of conjugated dienes, the initial step of lipid peroxidation cascade. Astringent, BitterPungent, Acrid. Chemistry and pharmacological profile of guggul-A review.

Resin from the mukul myrrh tree, guggul, can it be used for treating hypercholesterolemia? The methanolic extract inhibited nitric oxide production in lipopolysaccharide activated mouse peritoneal macrophages [ 15 ]. Guggulipid is thought to be safe in healthy people at normal doses for up to six months. The antioxidant activity was attributed to the presence of guggulsterones.


The hypolipidemic activity of the isomers E -guggulsterone and Z -guggulsterone has also been studied in animal models. Also, this plant is listed in IUCN list and thus rationale usage of the plant is the need of the hour so that we do not end up depleting this wonder drug of high therapeutic importance.

Chemistry and pharmacological profile of guggulu—a review. People using any medications should check the package insert, and speak with a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist, about possible interactions. Double cross-over trial of gum guggul Commiphora mukul fraction A in hypercholesterolemia. Commiphora Mukul Guggul for Leprosy. Take 3 g Commiphora Mukul Guggul commiphorz 1 tsp jaggery twice a day.

It also enhanced comjiphora production of thyroxin and triiodothyronine; these hormones increase the metabolism of carbohydrates and protein synthesis and help in lowering the lipid activity [ 47 ]. Journal of Natural Products.

A modern look at an age old ayurvedic drug guggulu. N Engl J Med.

According to Mukil texts, guggulu must be purified before incorporating into formulations [ 1 ]. Effect of guggulsterone and cembranoids of Commiphora mukul on pancreatic phospholipase A 2: Guggulsterone inhibits NFkappaB and IkappaBalpha kinase activation, suppresses expression of anti-apoptotic gene products, and enhances apoptosis.