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Guggul: The Ancient Ayurvedic Resin that is Changing Lives

2022-01-21 15:07:45 0 By: Manoranjan Times Read: 1176

How about we tell you that you can detoxify your body, purify your blood and lead your well-being towards improved immunity not with anything expensive and artificial but something very natural? What if this natural element also improves your skin health, promotes heart health, regulates metabolism and aids in weight loss? Well you can have it all without any worries of subjecting yourself to harmful chemicals in expensive products. Let us tell you about a lesser known herb called Guggul and its countless benefits to the human body.

What is Guggul?

Guggul Extract is the gum resin obtained from a wide variety of plants that are majorly found in South Asian countries like India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. 

Some of the fundamental species consist of Commiphora wightii, Commiphora gileadensis, Commiphora mukul, Boswellia serrata, and Boswellia sacra. All of these species are a part of the Burseraceae family, additionally referred to as the incense family. 

Guggul sap, additionally known as guggul, gum guggul, guggula, or gugulipid, is extracted from its plant just the way maple syrup is extracted from maple trees. 

Guggul has been used for hundreds of years in Ayurvedic medicinal drugs, a holistic, plant-derived clinical system, to deal with numerous health conditions, along with obesity, arthritis, and inflammation. 

What makes it a health elixir?

Nutripath Guggul Extract includes a mix of plant compounds, such as steroids, vital oils, lignans, flavonoids, carbohydrates, and amino acids — all of which accounts to providing numerous health benefits. 

Known to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, it's been utilized in a number of medicinal drugs in the past in order to protect against a lot of diseases.


Guggul also known as ‘Pura’ means ‘wards off diseases’. As the name signifies, it is known to have therapeutic benefits that help cure many illnesses. This is because of the presence of a major bioactive component in Guggul to be oleo-gum-resin which is a yellowish-brown fluid secreted from the bark or stem of the plant. Let’s explore some of the many health benefits this plant offers

Weight Loss

Guggul claims to help treat obesity by promoting fat loss and suppressing appetite. The cause of obesity is mainly due to unhealthy food habits and lifestyle which leads to a weak digestive input of the body. Due to this AMA (toxic remains due to poor digestion) gets accumulated further causing an imbalance and resulting in obesity. Guggul Extract here works on improving the metabolism and reducing AMA by improving digestion.It also manages excess fat in the body due to its scraping property.

Treating Osteoarthritis

Nutripath Guggul Extract contains components that have anti-inflammatory properties. Its ability to suppress chemicals that lead to pain and inflammation, is what makes it cure worthy for Osteoarthritis. This is why it is helpful in reducing stiffness, swelling and pain and helping treat the symptoms of arthritis.

Fighting Acne
Guggul is considered to have bioactive components in its extracts that have antibacterial properties which reduces the production of sebum which is a major cause of breakouts. Sebum production also clogs pores and gives rise to the formation of whiteheads and blackheads. Consumption of Guggul inhibits the growth of acne-causing bacteria thus proving to be useful in managing the development of acne. It works incredibly well for people with oily skin and those with combination skin with an oily T-zone.

Maintaining heart & liver health

Guggul’s antioxidant & antilipidemic properties makes it act on reducing the level of low-density protein thus preventing artery blockage. It is for this reason that Guggul can be considered useful in preventing cardiac arrests and other heart abnormalities and maintaining your heart healthy. On the other hand due to its hepatoprotective property, it increases the production of some useful enzymes and catalyzes enzymatic reactions in the body keeping the liver healthy.

Improving skin conditions

Inflammation in skin causes conditions like Eczema & Psoriasis. Research and studies have shown that Guggul based creams have shown to improve itchiness, skin pigmentation, discolouration and inflammation in people with psoriasis & eczema. Creams containing Guggul Extract as one of the components proved to treat skin reactions that have occurred as a result of side effects of radiotherapy treatment in case of breast cancer.

How to consume Guggul?

Guggul can be consumed in numerous ways. It can be taken in the form of powder, tablet or capsule to help reduce the production of sebum, inhibiting the growth of acne-causing bacteria due to its antibacterial property. To treat joint pain, one can apply a paste of Guggul Extract mixed in warm water on the affected area. In order to get the best results, it is advised to chew Guggul well before swallowing it.

Today in this fast paced world we often forget to give importance to our body. We don’t have time to indulge in a healthy lifestyle, we don’t care about what we eat and what else goes inside our body. Our sedentary lifestyles have made us lethargic, adding kilos to our body and giving us joint pains in later age. But what do we do about it? Leave all your worries to one simple addition which will save you money and improve your body. This unadulterated and pur Guggul Extract has an incredible ability to flush out all the toxins from your body, keep obesity at bay by maintaining metabolism and improve overall immunity. Not only this but it also keeps your skin healthy and beautiful with the goodness of antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Isn’t it a great idea to keep your health in check while being busy in your day to day busy work schedules with just a simple and small change in your daily routine- consuming Guggul. We are sure you’d note a remarkable change in the way your mind and body feels. Try it today and thank us later.

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