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Guggul(Commiphora mukul)

Common Name: Guggul, guggul gum and gum guga

Plant name: Commiphora mukul

Chemical constituents: Its active components are  Z-guggulsterone and E-guggulsterone.Guggul contains resin, volatile oils, and gum. The extract isolates ketonic steroid compounds known as guggulsterones.    


Uses:
In treatment of nervous diseases, leprosy, muscle spasms, ophthalmia and in  skin disorders.
Also used in  ulcerative pharyngitis, hypertension, ischaemia, and urinary disorders.
Guggul helps in  reducing  high cholesterol
 Helps in  prevent heart disease and stroke.
 Guggul lipid may also be used to treat arthritis and reduce inflammation of the joints.


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