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Haritakyadi Guggulu

Haritakyadi Guggulu

Haritakyadi Guggulu is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, neuromuscular conditions, backache, and constipation. It pacifies Vata and reduces the accumulation of AMA (toxins) in the body and increases its excretion. It improves general well-being and increases the strength of all parts of the body. It also detoxifies the intestines and improves bowel movements.

Ingredients (Composition)

Harar (Haritaki) – Terminalia Chebula1 Part
Sonth (dried ginger) – Zingiber Officinale1 Part
Vidhara – Argyreia Nervosa1 Part
Shuddha Guggulu6 Parts
Erand Tail – Castor OilQ.S.
Reference: Brihad Nighantu Ratnakar, Part 5, Aam Vata Karma Vipaka, Haritaki Guggulu

Preparation Method

For making Haritakyadi Guggul, take an iron mortar and put Shuddha Guggulu in it and add a small quantity of castor oil. Pestle it and gradually add the fine powder of other ingredients of Haritakyadi Guggulu. When the mixture is ready to make tablets, then make tablets of each 375 mg.

Pharmacological Actions

Haritakyadi Guggulu has following medicinal properties:

  • Mild laxative
  • AMA PACHAK (detoxifying)
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-rheumatic
  • Analgesic
  • Appetite stimulant
  • Digestive

Dosha Karma

The main action of Haritakyadi Guggul is exerted on Vata Dosha aggravation linked with AMA (toxins) accumulation. It digests AMA, reduces its formation and improves its excretion.

Therapeutic Indications

Haritakyadi Guggulu is helpful in following health conditions.

  • Neuromuscular conditions
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Backache
  • Constipation

Haritakyadi Guggulu Dosage

The general dosage of Haritakyadi Guggul is as follows.

Children125 to 375 mg
Adults375 mg to 1.5 grams
Maximum Possible Dosage3 grams Per Day (in divided doses)
Dosage of Haritakyadi Guggul

How to Take

Anupan (Adjuvant)Preferably warm milk, alternatively, warm water
Dosage Frequency Twice daily
Medication TimeAfter a meal

Safety Profile

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

Side Effects of Haritakyadi Guggulu

There are no side effects reported with Haritakyadi Guggulu.


There are no absolute contraindications for Haritakyadi Guggul.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Haritakyadi Guggulu should not be used during pregnancy.

The safety profile of Haritakyadi Guggulu is not well established for lactating mothers. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Haritakyadi Guggul during lactation.


  1. Brihad Nighantu Ratnakar, Part 5, Aam Vata Karma Vipaka, Haritaki Guggulu

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