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
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Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari (Burseraceae family) is threatened, slow growing, multi-branched with soft stem shrub (locally known as guglan or gugral) found in arid, rocky swathes of the Nagarparkar terrain (Fig.
GUGGULU (Commiphora wightii) Good for: Useful in cholesterol and weight management.
Una cierta variabilidad ha sido anotada tambien por Gillet (1980), tanto para el genero Bursera como para Commiphora (este ultimo esencialmente sudafricano, tipicamente bicarpelar y relacionado intimamente con el primero), dicho autor menciona un registro de 2 frutos triloculares y 1 tetralocular de un total de 56 de Commiphora wightii Arn., asi como 22 frutos triloculares entre 320 de Commiphora stocksiana Engler (=Balsamodendrum pubescens Stocks).
By revising the fragmentation patterns of the compounds isolated from the oleo-gum-resin of Commiphora myrrha and related species, the fragmentation pattern of C1 was found to be more or less similar to Guggulsterol Y (m/z [M.sup.+] 434.3 C27H46O4) isolated from the oleo-gum-resin of Commiphora wightii [20].