Guggul (گوگل) is the common name for the flowering mukul myrrh tree, its scientific name is Commiphora Mukul. Guggul is a very important herb in the Ayurvedic tradition and while it is rarely taken by itself, an entire class of medicines has been built around the use of guggul.
Uses & Benefits:
Guggul is safe if used in suggested doses for short periods. If taken in high doses it may cause side effects, some examples are given below.
Avoid using during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It may cause problems. It is a uterine stimulant. It may disrupt the coagulation system. Body may fail to clot blood. It may lead to bruising and bleeding.
It is recommended not to take guggul if you have thyroid problems. It may aggravate the disease. Avoid use after any kind of surgery. Avoid use if you are taking any heart medicines.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.