Trayodashang Guggulu Benefits, Uses, Dosage & Side Effects
Trayodashang Guggulu (also spelled as trayodasanga guggul) is guggul based herbal formulation. It provides strength to the nerves, bones, joints, muscles and ligaments. It is effective in all types of diseases related to nervous system and musculoskeletal system.
We found it more effective in osteoarthritis in combination with Gokshuradi Guggulu and Ashwagandha Powder. It is also beneficial in gout, pain disorders, paralysis, hemiplegia, sciatica pain and all types of joint pain. Generally, it works well when following two symptoms are associated together.
Trayodashang Guggulu contains following ingredients.
|Suddha Guggul (commiphora mukul)||50%|
|Babool Seed pods and stem bark||4.15%|
|Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera)||4.15%|
|Hauber (juniper berries) – juniperus communis||4.15%|
|Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia)||4.15%|
|Shatavari (Asparagus) – Asparagus Racemosus||4.15%|
|Gokhru (Puncture vine) – Tribulus terrestris||4.15%|
|Nishoth Kala (Operculina turpethum)||4.15%|
|Saunf (Fennel Seeds) – Foeniculum vulgare||4.15%|
|Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata||4.15%|
|Kachur (Zedoary) – Curcuma zedoaria||4.15%|
|Ajwain (Carom Seeds) – Trachyspermum Ammi||4.15%|
|Ginger – Zingiber officinale||4.15%|
|Cow’s Ghee (Clarified Butter)||Q.S.|
Trayodashang Guggulu has following healing properties.
- Muscle relaxant
Trayodashang Guggulu is helpful in following health conditions.
Brain & Nerves
- Facial paralysis
- Pain of neurological origin
Muscle, Bones & Joints
- Bone pain
- Osteoporosis or low bone mineral density
- Muscle spasm
Trayodashang Guggulu Benefits & Uses
The main action of Trayodashang Guggulu is on nerves, muscles, bone and joints. Therefore, it becomes beneficial in all above diseases listed in therapeutic indication section of this article. Here we will discuss about some main benefits and medicinal uses of Trayodashanga Guggulu.
Paralytic disorders (hemiplegia or facial paralysis)
In ayurvedic ancient texts, paralytic disorders are main indication of Trayodashang Guggulu. It increases recovery span of paralytic disorders. It works well if you start taking it within a month of paralysis attack. In chronic cases, it can also help, but its beneficial effects are less as compared to early start.
Trayodashang Guggulu has very good results in osteoarthritis. It arrests wear and tear process of the joints and cartilages. For more results, the following ayurvedic combination helps.
|Ayurvedic Remedy||Dosage *|
|Trayodashang Guggulu||1000 mg|
|Gokshuradi Guggulu||1000 mg|
|Ashwagandha Powder||1000 mg|
|Boswellia Serrata (Shallaki)||500 mg|
* Your doctor can adjust dosage according to your health needs, body weight and age. This dosage is for adult male patient having at least 60 Kg body weight. It can be given twice a day. For better results, you can use milk as adjuvant.
Osteoporosis or low bone mineral density
However, Trayodashang Guggulu does not increase bone mineral density directly, so you also require calcium, zinc, magnesium and vitamin D supplement. In combination of this and Laxadi Guggulu, Trayodashang Guggulu works awesome. It provides strength to bones and prevents fractures and bone injury.
Trayodashang Guggulu Dosage
The dosage of Trayodashang Guggulu varies from 750 mg to 1.5 grams twice a day. Less than this dosage, it is not effective in osteoarthritis and paralytic disorders. However, in osteoporosis, it is used as supportive therapy in combination of minerals and laxadi guggul, so the dosage can be 500 mg twice a day. The dosage should be twice a day and dosage table is below for your reference.
|Health condition||Dosage (taken twice a day)|
|Supportive Therapy in Osteoporosis||500 mg|
|Osteoarthritis||500 mg to 1 grams|
|Paralytic disorders||1 grams to 2 grams|
Caution & Side Effects
Trayodashang Guggulu is POSSIBLY SAFE & WELL TOLERATED in most people. However, it is heavy in digestion, so its excess dosage can cause loss of appetite and indigestion.
The following side effects occur only with heavy dosage (6 grams per day).
- Loss of appetite
- Stomach upset