Recent experiments in the United States indicate extracts from gugulipid
can significantly cut cholesterol as well as reduce high levels of triglycerides.
, an ethyl acetate extract isolated from C.
Ocimum gratissimum Gugulipid
Aloe vera Berberis vulgaris Tea tree oil and Nigella sativa oil.
In addition to BioPerine and Curcumin C3 Complex, some of the company's more popular botanical extracts include Boswellin Boswellia serrata extract for inflammatory response; Citrin Garcinia cambogia extract to support satiety; Gugulipid
, an extract of the oleo-gum resin of Commiphora muka to support cardiovascular health; and ForsLean Coleus forskohlii root extract to promote lean body mass.
Antiperoxide effects of S-allyl cysteine sulphoxide isolated from allium sativumlinn and gugulipid
in cholesterol diet fed rats.
Many natural products and herbs are also being used for this purpose like garlic, olive oil, fish oil, and gugulipid
Effect of gugulipid
on bioavailability of diltiazem and propranolol.
Patients also may be taking nonprescription agents that lower lipid levels, such as niacin, the centuries-old Ayurvedic medicine gugulipid
(a derivative of resin from the Commiphora mukul tree), red yeast rice, phytosterols, fiber, or garlic.
, an Ayurvedic resin from the myrrh tree, has been found to lower cholesterol an average of 20 percent.
, a derivative of resin from the Commiphora mukul tree, has been used in Ayurvedic medicine since at least 600 B.
products are prescribed as drugs in India and France.
Guggulsterone [4,17(20)-pregnadiene-3,16-dione], the active component of gugulipid
, is derived from the gum resin of the tree Commiphora mukul, and has cis and trans isomers.