Guggulu Herbal Remedies
Guggul gum is extracted from the Indian mukul myrrh tree, and it is then processed. Guggul extract has been shown to be effective in lowering cholesterol with no side effects reported. It is also used for acne and is reported to be a thyroid stimulant. Guggulu has a taste of ACRID, BITTER and a temperature of WARM.
Guggulu Proper Dose
|Guggulu Powder||3-5 capsules 2-3 x daily|
Guggulu Reference Information
|Latin Name||Commiphora mukul|
|Herb Forms||Powder, capsule.|
|Affects||Cardiovascular system, Endocrine system|
|Cautions||Avoid during pregnancy and in cases of chronic diarrhea.|
|Botanical Info||The gummy resin from a small spiny tree or shrub from the Torchwood family; native to arid parts of India.|
McGuffin, M. et al. 1997. Botanical Safety Handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press.