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Kaishore Guggulu (Pathyadi Guggulu)

Kaishore Guggulu is an Ayurvedic herbal medication recommended for treating skin and joint problems. It acts as an anti- aging agent and prevents wrinkles and fine lines. It also maintains the health of the skin. It supports the joint health and prevents the age-related degenerative changes in them. It also acts as a natural blood cleanser and detoxifies the body.

INGREDIENTS

  • Triphala (Haritaki, Vibhitaki, and Amalaki Fruit Rind) –2.304 kilograms
  • Water – Ardha Drona – 6.144 liters
  • Amruta – Guduchi – Tinospora Cordifolia – 768 grams
  • Guggulu – Commiphora Mukul – 768 grams
  • Guduchi – Tinospora Cordifolia – Giloy – 48 grams
  • Triphala (Haritaki, Vibhitaki, and Amalaki Fruit Rind) – 96 grams
  • Tryushana – Pepper, Long Pepper and Ginger –72 grams
  • Vidanga – Embelia Ribes– 24 grams
  • Trivrit – Operculina Turpethum – 12 grams
  • Danti – Baliospermum Montanum – 12 grams
  • Ghrita – Q.S.

HOW IT WORKS

Kaishore Guggulu works by producing an adaptogenic and anti-aging effect. It protects the joints and skin against the effect of aging. It also acts as an analgesic and antiarthritic agent and reduces joint pains.

The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects of this medication prevent skin infection. It also acts as an anti-diabetic agent and control blood sugar levels. The anti-flatulent and carminative effects of this medicine help to reduce digestive disturbances. It also improves the organ health by detoxifying the body.

THINGS TO KNOW

Kaishore Guggulu contains Guggulipids. It also provides a rich source of polyphenols and polysaccharides that help to improve the general health of patients.

INDICATIONS & USES

  • Acne
  • Wounds and boils
  • Gout
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Muscle cramps or stiffness
  • Sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE

Patients can take Kaishore Guggulu powder in a dose of 500 mg to 1 gram two times a day. Alternatively, they can take 2 to 4 tablets of Kaishore Guggulu twice a day. The maximum recommended dosage of this medicine is 3 grams per day.

Patients are advised to avoid eating fatty and spicy foods during treatment with Kaishore Guggulu. They should also avoid strenuous physical exercise. Excessive consumption of alcohol and sun exposure must be avoided.

BENEFITS & EFFECTIVENESS

Kaishore Guggulu can be used for the treatment of gout, arthritis, and other joint diseases. It can also be used to treat skin problems like acne and wrinkles. Kaishore Guggulu can support the functions of the digestive tract and improve digestion while relieving constipation. It can remove the harmful toxins from the body.

Musculoskeletal disorders

Kaishore Guggulu can be used for treating joint disorders such as gout, bursitis, sprains, tendonitis, and rheumatoid arthritis. (1)

It can also be used to treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. It can provide relief from muscle cramps and stiffness caused due to the inflammatory diseases affecting the muscles. It can also be used to treat Fibromyalgia.

Kaishore Guggulu can help to relieve the symptoms of gout by controlling the overproduction of uric acid in the body. It also stimulates the excretion of uric acid through the kidneys. This results in the prevention of the deposition of uric acid crystals in the joints and relieves gout.

Kaishore Guggulu also produces an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. It protects the bones, joints, and muscles against the inflammatory changes and thus, reduces pain, swelling, and other symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders.

It also reduces the muscle tenderness, stiffness, and shifting pain caused due to fibromyalgia.

Skin disorders

Kaishore Guggulu can be used to reduce wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, and sagging skin that occur due to the advancing age. It acts as an anti-aging agent and protects the skin against the loss of elastin. It also acts as a natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agent and reduces boils and acne. It can also be used for the faster healing of wounds. (2)

The antidiabetic effect of this medication is beneficial for the prevention of dermatological complications of diabetes such as non-healing wounds, and carbuncles.

Kaishore Guggulu is an effective blood cleanser. It cleanses the blood by removing toxins from the body. This helps to restore the normal health and beauty of the skin.

SAFETY & TOXICOLOGY

Some patients may develop hyperacidity during treatment with Kaishore Guggulu.  Women should avoid using Kaishore Guggulu during pregnancy. Breastfeeding mothers should use it only if advised by an ayurvedic physician. The use of Kaishore Guggulu is not recommended for the children below age 5 years.

Overdose Side Effects

An overdose of Kaishore Guggulu can cause mild gastric irritation.

BRAND & MANUFACTURERS

  1. Baidyanath
  2. Kaishore Guggulu
  3. Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal
  4. Dabur
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