Common Name: Guggal
Botanical Name: COMMIPHORA MUKUL
THERAPEUTIC POWERS: It is used for its anti-inflammatory, bitter, carminative, stomachic properties. Guggul also acts as an expectorant, diaphoretic and also a uterine stimulant. The resin of the plant when used as a lotion relieves indolent ulcers. Gargling with the resin helps in relieving Pharyngitis, ulcerated throat, and tonsillitis. Guggul helps to control high cholesterol and lowers lipoproteins which are harmful. It also helps in breaking of blood clots.Guggul aid in breaking up fat cells in the body.