(Commiphora wightii)

Other names: Bdélio, Mirra-da-Índia, Devadhupa, Balsamodendrum wightii, Balsamodendrum mukul, Commiphora mukul, Koushika, Mukul Myrrh Tree, Palankasha

Guggul is native to India. Its tree exudes a gum resin with a balsamic odor, described in the ancient Ayurvedic texts. It contains diterpenoids, triterpenoids, steroids, long-chain aliphatic tetrols, aliphatic esters, ferulates, lignans, and carbohydrates. Guggulsterone isolated from guggul has been identified as the bioactive constituent responsible for its therapeutic effects.

Guggul may be beneficial for obesity, osteoarthritis, arthritis, constipation, liver disorders, inflammation, anemia, diabetes, hemorrhoids, urinary disorders, and acne.

Compliance: cosmetics ingredient

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