Guggulu Rasayana Ingredients, Benefits, Uses, Dosage & Side Effects
Guggulu Rasayana is used for the treatment of obesity. It helps to lose weight and reduces accumulation of fat in the body. It improves digestion and metabolism, which improves the usability of major nutrients including fats, protein, and carbohydrates. The improvement in metabolic rate helps to enhance the burning of the accumulated fats. In addition, it also reduces bad body odor, excessive sweating, and laziness. It improves strength, vitality, and immunity.
|Kanta Loha Bhasma||1 Part|
|Abhrak Bhasma||1 Part|
|Swarna Makshik Bhasma||1 Part|
|Amla (Indian Gooseberry) – Emblica Officinalis||1 Part|
|Bibhitaki (Bahera) – Terminalia Bellirica||1 Part|
|Haritaki (Harar) – Terminalia Chebula||1 Part|
|Vaividang (False Black Pepper) – Embelia Ribes||1 Part|
|Turmeric (Haldi or Haridra) – Curcuma Longa||1 Part|
|Nagarmotha or Mustak (Nut Grass) – Cyperus Rotundus||1 Part|
|Devdaru (Deodar Cedar or Himalayan Cedar) – Cedrus Deodara||1 Part|
|Sonth (Ginger Rhizome) – Zingiber Officinale||1 Part|
|Kali Mirch (Black Pepper) – Piper Nigrum||1 Part|
|Pippali (Long Pepper) – Piper Longum||1 Part|
|Elachi (Green Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum||1 Part|
|Chitrak – Plumbago Zeylanica||1 Part|
|Punarnava (Spreading Hogweed or Common Hogweed) – Boerhavia Diffusa||1 Part|
|Ankol – Alangium Salvifolium||1 Part|
|Shuddha Shilajit (Asphaltum)||1 Part|
|Shuddha Guggulu||18 Parts|
|Bhringraj Svarasa – Eclipta Alba Juice||Q.S.|
For making Guggulu Rasayana, take an iron mortar and put Shuddha Guggulu in it and add a small quantity of Bhringraj Svarasa. Pestle it and gradually add the fine powder of other ingredients of Guggulu Rasayana. When the mixture is ready to make tablets, then make tablets of each 500 mg.
Guggulu Rasayana has following medicinal properties:
- Metabolic stimulant
- Antihyperlipidemic & Antilipidemic
- Aam Pachak (Detoxifier)
- Hepatic stimulant
- Antidiaphoretic (reduces sweating)
- Haematinic (increases hemoglobin levels)
Guggulu Rasayana is helpful in following health conditions.
- Hyperlipidemia (elevated lipids)
- Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)
- Hypertriglyceridemia (high triglycerides)
- Bad body odor
- Excessive sweating
Guggulu Rasayana Dosage
|The general dosage of Guggulu Rasayana is as follows.|
|Children||250 to 750 mg|
|Adults||500 to 1500 mg (optimum dosage is 1500 mg)|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||3 grams Per Day (in divided doses)|
|Doses: 2 Doses per day|
|Best Time to Take: 30 Minutes before meal|
|Adjuvant: Warm water or Triphala Water|
Guggulu Rasayana is considerably safe for most individuals when taken as per its indications in appropriate dosage under professional supervision.
Side Effects of Guggulu Rasayana
Generally, there are no side effects when Guggulu Rasayana is used wisely in patients with the dominance of Kapha Dosha. If the patient has Pitta Prakriti or any condition related to the increase of the Pitta, then it can cause following side effects:
- Burning sensation in abdomen
- Acid reflux
These side effects with Guggulu Rasayana are very rare because it also contains some ingredients like Swarna Makshik Bhasma, Amla, and Nagarmotha, which acts to reduce acid reflux, heartburn, and burning or heat sensation.
There are no absolute contraindications for Guggulu Rasayana.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Guggulu Rasayana should not be used during pregnancy.
The safety profile of Guggulu Rasayana is not well established for lactating mothers. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Guggulu Rasayana during lactation.