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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
Comparison of GuggulusAll guggulu formulas are detoxicant in nature, scrape fats, and are antiarthritic. Guggulu has a strong scraping action and should not be used for more than 2 months.
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICS
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Guggulu:
SPLEEN-TONICAn herb that strengthens spleen function by improving strength of the blood. Spleen tonics Builds agni, brighten the person's appearances & firms up tissues.
DETOXICANTAn herb that decongests or dislodges toxins from the body and the lymphatic, transforming or altering fluids to a more healthy state.
STRONG STIMULATES-ENERGY This category groups thyroid and adrenal stimulating herbs.
ANTISEPTICCapable of preventing infection by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms. Helpful in infections and for those with weak immune systems.
IMMUNE-STIMULANTStimulates and strengthens the immune system. Helpful when fighting off a cold or flu.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
STRONG ANTIPLATELET An herb that inhibits clotting, dissolves clots, thins the blood, or destroys platelets, therefore reducing the tendency of blood to form clots. They are useful in cardiovascular disease, clots, and stroke. Aka anticoagulant.
ALTERATIVERestores the proper function of the body by cleansing the blood and balancing blood chemistry. In Ayurveda terms, they pacify Pitta in rakta. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
BLOOD-TONICAn herb that produces more blood cells in the body, or otherwise improves blood cell quality or hemoglobin content. Helpful for anemia and other types of deficiency.
BLOOD-THINNERHerbs that thin the blood. Helpful for people with heart disease or clogged circulation.
VASODILATORA vasodilator is an herb that widens the blood vessels by the relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, thereby increasing circulation systemically or to a local area.
RAISES-THYROIDAn herb that increases thyroid function.
HYPOLIPIDEMICScrapes fats / cleanses blood vessels by 1) purging bile, 2) strengthening the liver's ability to metabolize fats, 3) by increasing uptake of cholesterol in the liver, and 4) by inhibiting fat cells.
LOWERS-BLOOD-SUGARAn herb that lowers blood sugar.
EMMENAGOGUEHerbs which stimulate menstruation. Emmenagogues are used for scanty menstruation, to relieve menstrual pain, and improve blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus.
ANTIARTHRITICHerbs that ease arthritic pain and promote joint health.
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Compare Guggulu with these Foods
Turmeric has these Actions in CommonAntiarthritic, Blood-tonic, Hypolipidemic, Vasodilator, Alterative, Antiplatelet, Detoxicant, Lowers-blood-sugar, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-thinner, Emmenagogue, Spleen-tonic
Turmeric Root (Fresh)
Turmeric Root (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonAntiarthritic, Detoxicant, Lowers-blood-sugar, Alterative, Antiplatelet, Emmenagogue, Spleen-tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Hypolipidemic
Ginger (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonAntiplatelet, Spleen-tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Detoxicant, Stimulates-energy, Antiarthritic, Hypolipidemic, Vasodilator
Cilantro has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Detoxicant, Stimulates-energy, Anti-inflammatory, Hypolipidemic, Blood-thinner, Spleen-tonic
Dandelion Leaves has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Hypolipidemic, Blood-thinner, Lowers-blood-sugar, Alterative, Detoxicant, Stimulates-energy
Beets has these Actions in CommonBlood-thinner, Stimulates-energy, Alterative, Blood-tonic, Vasodilator, Anti-inflammatory, Detoxicant
Fenugreek has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Hypolipidemic, Stimulates-energy, Detoxicant, Lowers-blood-sugar, Emmenagogue, Spleen-tonic
Allspice has these Actions in CommonDetoxicant, Stimulates-energy, Anti-inflammatory, Lowers-blood-sugar, Vasodilator, Antiarthritic, Spleen-tonic
Mustard Seed has these Actions in CommonAntiseptic, Spleen-tonic, Detoxicant, Stimulates-energy, Antiarthritic, Emmenagogue, Vasodilator
Kale has these Actions in CommonDetoxicant, Stimulates-energy, Alterative, Hypolipidemic, Anti-inflammatory, Lowers-blood-sugar
Bay Leaf has these Actions in CommonEmmenagogue, Vasodilator, Antiseptic, Lowers-blood-sugar, Detoxicant, Spleen-tonic
Compare Guggulu with these Herb Supplements
Manjistha has these Actions in CommonDetoxicant, Emmenagogue, Hypolipidemic, Spleen-tonic, Alterative, Vasodilator, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-thinner, Blood-tonic
Yogaraj Guggulu has these Actions in CommonHypolipidemic, Alterative, Vasodilator, Anti-inflammatory, Antiarthritic, Antiplatelet, Blood-thinner, Detoxicant, Emmenagogue
Dong Quai has these Actions in CommonHypolipidemic, Stimulates-energy, Vasodilator, Anti-inflammatory, Antiplatelet, Blood-thinner, Blood-tonic, Emmenagogue
Shilajit Tonic has these Actions in CommonStimulates-energy, Alterative, Detoxicant, Hypolipidemic, Immune-stimulant, Lowers-blood-sugar, Raises-thyroid
Neem Leaf has these Actions in CommonLowers-blood-sugar, Alterative, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Blood-thinner, Detoxicant, Hypolipidemic
Angelica has these Actions in CommonVasodilator, Antiplatelet, Blood-thinner, Emmenagogue, Hypolipidemic, Immune-stimulant, Stimulates-energy
Eleuthero Ginseng has these Actions in CommonLowers-blood-sugar, Stimulates-energy, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Detoxicant, Hypolipidemic, Immune-stimulant
Yarrow has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Blood-thinner, Detoxicant, Immune-stimulant, Vasodilator, Alterative
Punarnava has these Actions in CommonStimulates-energy, Vasodilator, Alterative, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Hypolipidemic, Lowers-blood-sugar
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi)
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi) has these Actions in CommonStimulates-energy, Vasodilator, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Detoxicant, Emmenagogue, Hypolipidemic
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSGuggulu may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any herb supplement for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this herb supplement to treat a medical condition.
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