Abha Guggulu

Abha Guggulu speeds up the fracture healing. It is likely to facilitate the repair of a bone fracture by hastening the proliferative physiological process in the body. It improves blood circulation and increases nutrients supply to the bone, which enables quick healing of the fracture and increases the rate of regeneration of the bone. In addition, it also improves appetite, absorption of nutrients from the foods, and bioavailability of the minerals beneficial in bone healing.

Ingredients (Composition)

Babul (Kikar – Gum Arabic Tree) – Acacia Arabica1 Part
Triphala Churna (Amla, Bahera, Harar)3 Parts
Trikatu Churna (Kali Mirch, Pippali, Sonth)3 Parts
Shuddha Guggulu7 Parts
Cow’s GheeQ.S.

Preparation Method

For making Abha Guggulu, take a mortar and put Shuddha Guggulu in it and add a small quantity of Ghee. Pestle it and gradually add the fine powder of other ingredients of Abha Guggul. When the mixture is ready to make tablets, then make tablets of each 500 mg.

Pharmacological Actions

Abha Guggulu has following medicinal properties:

  • Bone Healing Booster
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic
  • Anti-osteoporotic
  • Anti-arthritic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Appetizer and digestive
  • Bioenhancer

Therapeutic Indications

Abha Guggulu is helpful in following health conditions.

  • Bone Fractures
  • Osteoporosis
  • Low bone mineral density
  • Low Backache
  • Stiffness of joints
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Cervical Spondylosis (when neck pain and stiffness are main symptoms)

Abha Guggulu Uses & Benefits

Abha Guggulu mainly acts on bones, joints, and parts of the musculoskeletal system.

Bone Fracture

Abha Guggulu reduces inflammation, pain, and swelling of the affected area. The study suggested, it significantly improves the bone healing process, exerts significant anti-inflammatory action, and relieves feverishness, dyspnoea, pain, and swelling. In the group treated with Abha Guggul, the severe pain was reduced with 12 to 48 hours and completely subsided within 7 days. The swelling completely alleviated within 5 to 10 days as compared to 5 to 32 days in the control group. The radiological examination of the bone fracture showed significant improvement callus formation and fracture healing as compared to control group. The significant improvement was observed in the group treated with Abha Guggulu as compared to the controlled group. (Reference)

The combination given below under heading Bone Strength is also very useful for enhancing fracture healing.

Improves Bone Strength

Abha Guggulu improves nutrients supply to the bones and increases bone strength. Therefore, it is used in cases of bone weakening in osteoporosis, low bone mineral density, and similar cases. Along with mineral supplements, it provides good results. In ayurveda, it can be used in the following combination.

Abha Guggulu100 grams
Cissus Quadrangularis100 grams
Godanti Bhasma50 grams
Praval Pishti25 grams
Mukta Shukti Pishti25 grams
Abhrak Bhasma10 grams
Jasad Bhasma5 grams
Ashwagandha Churna50 grams
Amla Powder25 grams
Dosage: 3 grams (or a half teaspoon) three times a day with lukewarm water. After 30 minutes, drink a cup (240 ml) of milk.

Abha Guggulu Dosage

The general dosage of Abha Guggulu is as follows.
Children250 mg to 1 gram
Adults1 to 2 grams
Maximum Possible Dosage6 grams (in divided doses)
Doses: 2 to 3 Doses – After breakfast and dinner or breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Adjuvant: Preferably warm milk, alternatively warm water
Best Time to Take: 1 Hour after food.

Safety Profile

Abha Guggulu is considerably safe for most individuals when taken as per its indications in appropriate dosage under professional supervision.

Side Effects of Abha Guggulu

There are no side effects reported with Abha Guggulu.

Pregnancy & Lactation

The safety profile of Abha Guggulu is not well established for pregnant women. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Abha Guggulu during pregnancy and lactation.

Abha Guggulu is likely to be safe for lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Abha Guggulu in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.


There are no absolute contraindications for Abha Guggulu.

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Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh (B.A.M.S., M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist. He has successfully treated thousands of patients with Ayurveda (including Herbal Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Diet). Ayur Times is an initiative of his efforts to bring quality information on Indian Medicine with the highest level of relevancy and scientific evidence.

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