Commiphora mukul


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Commiphora

(ko-mif'o-ra) [L. Commiphora, fr Gr. kommiphora, gum-bearing]
A genus of nearly 200 flowering plants, shrubs, and tress, native to Africa, Arabia, and India. Several species produce fragrant resins used for incense, perfume, and medication.

Commiphora gileadensis

See: balm of Gilead (1)

Commiphora mukul

See: guggul

Commiphora opobalsamum

See: balm of Gilead (1)

Commiphora wightii

See: guggul

Commiphora mukul,

n See guggul.
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The formulation contained the methanolic extracts of selected parts of plants, Commiphora mukul, Allium sativum, Plumbago indica, Semecarpus anacardium, Hemidesmus indicus, Terminalia arjuna, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera and Ocimum sanctum.
Key words: Antiatherogenic, antioxidant, anticoagulant, platelet antiaggregation, anti-inflammatory, lipoprotein lipase, hypolipidemic, Commiphora mukul, Allium sativum, Plumbago indica, Semecarpus anacardium, Hemidesmus indicus, Terminalia arjuna, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera and Ocimum sanctum
Guggulsterones are the active principles in the gum resin of Commiphora mukul (Dwivedi, 1996).
Here we have tried to investigate the antiatherogenic effect of a herbal Ayurvedic formulation, Caps HT2, containing the extracts of selected plants, Commiphora mukul (Engl), Allium sativum (Linn), Plumbago indica (Linn), Semecarpus anacardium (Linn), Hemidesmus indicus (Linn), Terminalia arjuna (Bedd), Tinospora cordifolia (Wild), Withania somnifera (Dunn) and Ocimum sanctum (Linn).