guggul

guggul

an herb that is native to India.
uses It is used for high LDL cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, and weight loss.
contraindications Its use is contraindicated during pregnancy, because it can cause uterine contractions. It also should not be used during lactation, in children, and in those with known hypersensitivity to this product.

guggul

, guggal (goog'gool?)
A shrub (Commiphora wightii or C. mukul) that grows commonly in northern India and surrounding countries. Its resin is used in Ayurvedic medicine in the form of an extract that has been promoted as an anti-inflammatory and cholesterol-lowering agent, but its effectiveness is unproven.
See: guggulipid

guggul (gōōgˑ·gl),

n Latin name:
Commiphora mukul; part used: resin; uses: astringent, antiseptic, antiinflammatory, gum disease, high cholesterol, arthritis, obesity, acne, diabetes; in Ayurveda, pacifies tridosha (pungent, bitter, light, dry, sharp); precautions: pregnancy, lactation. Also called
gugulipid, guggulu, Indian bdellium tree, mukul myrrh tree, or
myrrh.
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Guggul.
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Guggul is a very helpful herb for curing arthritis.
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