guggulipid

guggulipid

, gugulipid [ guggul + lipid] [goog?goo-lip'id]
An extract made from the resin of the guggul shrub. It is refined into guggulsterone, the herb's putatively active principle, which has been promoted as an anti-inflammatory and a cholesterol-lowering agent. See: guggul
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Guggulipid (50 mg twice in a day for 24 weeks) decreased total cholesterol by 11.
A comparative study on hypocholesterolaemic effect of allicin, whole germinated seeds of bengal gram and guggulipid of gum gugglu.
I have used RYR alone or mixed with other natural supplements as policosanol, guggulipid, milk thistle (Silybum marianum), and coenzyme Q10.
Searches of Medline and PubMed (1965-March 2006) were conducted using the key terms omega 3 fatty acids, policosanol, plant stanols and sterols, flaxseed, red yeast rice, guggulipid, garlic, fiber, almonds and cholesterol and/or lipids.
INGREDIENTS INCLUDE: Citrus aurantium, caffeine, cayenne powder, green tea extract, bitter melon extract, guggulipid, Siberian ginseng, liquorice root plus others.
LONDON -- The 2,500-year-old guggulipid story isn't over yet.
Guggulipid is a waxy substance used extensively in India for the heart.
An extract from the resin, called guggulipid, has been used to treat high levels of harmful cholesterol and triglycerides in India since 1987 and is available in health food stores in the West.
There are plenty of other substances with preliminary potential for helping prevent heart disease, but with less research to go on, including L-arginine, coenzyme Q-10 red yeast rice powder and guggulipid.
PowerThin Phase II is comprised of natural ingredients such as: Green Leaf Extract, Yerba Mate Leaf, Vinpocetine, Yohimbe, Guggulipid, L-Tyrosine and White Willow Bark.
A 1994 study of 61 patients (31 in the guggulipid group and 30 in the placebo group) found that guggulipid taken at a dose of 50 mg twice daily for 24 weeks decreased TC by nearly 12%, LDL by 12.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania gave 67 men and women with high cholesterol one or two grams a day of a standardized guggul extract called guggulipid.