Os Drs Om Prakash Rout, Rabinarayan Acharya e Sagar Kumar Mishra publicaram no International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy um interessante artigo de revisão colocando as formas tradicionais e as evidências nos Samhitas e nas pesquisas modernas sobre o uso de uma das mais importantes ervas medicinais utilizadas no Ayurveda - o Guggul. Sugiro a atenção de todos os estudantes de Ayurveda e os interessados em saúde que analisem este artigo.
Om Prakash Rout et al / IJRAP 3(1), Jan – Feb 2012
OLEOGUM RESIN GUGGULU: A REVIEW OF THE MEDICINAL EVIDENCE FOR ITS
Om Prakash Rout1*, Rabinarayan Acharya2, Sagar Kumar Mishra3
1Dept of Dravyaguna, Rajiv Lochan Ayurvedic Medical College, Chandkhuri, Durg, Chhatisgarh, India
2Dept. of Dravyaguna, I.P.G.T & R.A., Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
3Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry Division, University Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utkal University, Vani
Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Received on: 14/10/2011 Revised on: 22/12/2011 Accepted on: 09/01/2012
Dr. Om Prakash Rout, Lecturer, Dept of Dravyaguna, Rajiv Lochan Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Chandkhuri, Gundardehi Road, Durg,
Chhatisgarh, India Email: email@example.com
Guggulu is an oleogum resin that exudes spontaneously as a result of injury from the bark of Commiphora wightii
Bhandari (Syn : Commiphora mukul Hook. ex Stocks or Balsamodendron mukul Hook. ex Stocks).
In Ayurveda guggulu enters into the preparation of several compound medicines most of which are named with suffix ‘guggulu’. It is a complex mixture of steroids, diterpenoids, aliphatic esters, carbohydrates, amino acids and variety of inorganic compounds. Traditionally it is used to treat arthritis, obesity, and other disorders. Guggul has been shown to lower cholesterol and triglycerides. This review is an effort to compile all the available information reported on its macroscopic features, chemical constituents,
pharmacological activities, toxicity and adverse reactions,
Keywords: Guggulu, Commiphora wightii, macroscopic features, chemical constituents, pharmacological activities, toxicity, adverse reactions.
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