|Name: Indian Bedellium
Name: Balsamodendron mukul, Commiphora mukul, Balsamodendron agollocha, Commiphora africana
Names: Indian Bedellium, Guggula, Gugal
Aphalatana, Bai- jahundana,
Duk, Gugal, Gugara, Guggul, Gukkal, Gukkulu, Gum-gugul, Kou-shikaha, Maisatchi
Kungiliyam, Maishakshi, Mogla, Mokhil, Mukul, Moql, Rata-dummula,
This herb is found in many parts of India.
It exudes a resin. When fresh,
this oleo-gum-resin is moist, viscid, fragrant and of a golden color. It burns in fire, melts in the sun, and forms a milky emulsion with hot water.
It is very often used
as a substitute for the more expensive myrr.
Used: Resin (Gum)
Alterative, analgesic, antispasmodic,
emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine, rejuvenative,
Action and Uses in Ayurveda
Tikta kashaya rasam, katu
vipaka, vata kapha haram. pitta karam, lagu, saram, dipanam, ruksham,
balyam, rasayanam, vrishyam, bhagnasanthana karam. In vranam, apachi,
arsas, granthi and in skin diseases.
Action and Uses in Unani
Resolved in piles, cough
due to moisture, purgative of balgham. Dries the ruthobath.
enlarged cervical glands
Precautions: This herb may
cause acute kidney infections and rashes.
Avoid eating sour, sharp indigestible
foods when taking this herb.
No other information available. Do not take except under the direct supervision of a qualified professional.
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