Guggul Gum


Product Code

GU0025

Botanical Name

Commiphora Mukul

Description

Guggul or Mukul myrrh tree is a flowering plant. From this tree exudes a resinous sap from incisions that are made in its bark. The Guggul plant may be found from northern Africa to central Asia, but is most common in northern India. Gugar is an oleo-gum-resin. When fresh it is moist, vicid, fragrant and yellow in colour. It burns in fire, melts in the sun and forms a milky emulsion with water.

Uses

Guggal has been a key component in ancient Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine and now is widely used in modern medicine for treatment of heart ailments.Guggal has been a key component in ancient Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine, and now is widely used in modern medicine for treatment of heart ailments. The extract, called gugulipid, guggulipid or guglipid, comes from the Guggal or Guggul tree and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine, a traditional Hindu medicine.


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