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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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Several of the company's products are now commercially produced using this method of extraction, including ForsLean, Gugulipid and ginger root extract to name a few.
The Gugulipid ingredient is the only extract of its kind to have been clinically tested in the U.
Antioxidant Products: Cucumin C3 Complex, Selenium SeLECT, Gugulipid, GarliSelect, GS4 PLUS, Fenufibers, momordicin, silbinol
which holds an investigational new drug application on a proprietary formulation of gugulipid.
The active components in gugulipid are E- and Z-guggulsterones, both of which have demonstrated anti-inflammatory effects.
Some 20 clinical trials of the effects of gugulipid on cholesterol, four of which used standardized preparations, provided sufficient evidence of efficacy for the Indian government to grant it approval in 1987, said Dr.
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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.
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.
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.
While questioning statins, we might also want to question our own use of nutraceuticals in treating hyperlipidemia with items such as soluble fibers, soy, red yeast rice, niacin, phytosterols, pantethine, tocotrienols, resveratrol, policosanol, gugulipids, or garlic.