The drug, which has an extremely beneficial effect on the digestive and bile system, reduces the body's ability to accumulate fat and blood lipids, and prevents the formation of atherosclerotic plaques in the arteries. It has the ability to activate the metabolism and stimulate the burning of calories, contributing to a safe weight loss. Himalaya Guggul is a pure herb extract. Guggul or Shuddha Guggul / Guggulu helps maintain normal cholesterol levels, normal HDL-LDL ratio and triglyceride levels. Guggul also helps to lose weight. It is considered by many to be the best herb for cholesterol support. Guggul is a gum resin, produced by the stem of a small shrub(commiphora wiighti), which is native to India. Ayurvedic practitioners have used guggul for various benefits. Guggul (Commiphora mukul) has been used historically for centuries to support normal body fat levels and normal metabolism. In findings published in the American research journal Science, scholars at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston say the 2,500 year old traditional Indian cholesterol support plant "really works!"
Guggul in Ayurveda:
Back in 1966, an Indian researcher found references to Guggul in a centuries-old Ayurvedic text and submitted a doctoral thesis on gum guggul. The herb is mentioned in the Vedas, the holy scriptures of India believed to be anywhere from 3,000 to 10,000 years old. Translated from Sanskrit, this text describes, in elegant detail, a condition called "coating and obstruction of channels." with the cause believed to be faulty metabolism due to overeating of fatty foods and lack of exercise. The recommended treatment plan emphasized diet and herbs, chiefly guggul. In the researcher's study conducted on rabbits, guggul consistently produced substantial reductions in cholesterol and triglyceride levels, while raising HDL
Pure Guggul from Himalaya Herbals
Himalaya Guggul is from the renowned Himalaya Herbals brand endorsed by over 250,000 doctors worldwide and used by customers in over 60 countries. Himalaya Herbals products have been researched clinically and standardized to guarantee bioequivalence. Bioequivalence refers to ensuring that the product on the market is equivalent to the one on which clinical trials were successfully conducted. Himalaya Herbal Healthcare uses chromatographic fingerprinting, one of the most sophisticated standardization techniques, to ensure consistent quality and performance
Guggul Drug Interactions
When combined with some thyroid medications, Z-guggulsterone increased the uptake of iodine by the thyroid gland as well as oxygen uptake in the liver and bicep tissues. Gugulipid significantly reduces the bioavailability of the drugs Propranolol and Diltiazem and should not be taken by those who are on these drugs. Guggul may potentiate the effects of aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and warfarin. Guggul is a uterine stimulant, making it useful for regulating menstruation but contraindicated during pregnancy