Yograj Guggulu is an ayurvedic preparation used in the treatment of pain disorders, and digestive ailments. It helps to reduce pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints and muscles.  It also improves the digestion and increases appetite. It is commonly used as a rejuvenative supplement.

INGREDIENTS

One gram of 1000 milligrams Yograj Guggulu contains the following ingredients:

  • Suddha Guggulu – 500 milligrams
  • Dried ginger – Zingiber Officinale – 12.5 milligrams
  • Triphala Powder – 250 milligrams
  • Pipali – Long Pepper – fruit – 12.5 milligrams
  • Chavya – Piper Cubeba – 12.5 milligrams
  • Pipali – Long Pepper – 12.5 milligrams
  • Chitrak – Plumbago Zeylanica – 12.5 milligrams
  • Ajmod – Apium Graveolens – 12.5 milligrams
  • Fried Hing – Asafoetida – 12.5 milligrams
  • Mustard Seeds – 12.5 milligrams
  • White Cumin – 12.5 milligrams
  • Black Cumin – 12.5 milligrams
  • Nirgundi Seeds – 12.5 milligrams
  • Patha – Cissampelos Pareira – 12.5 milligrams
  • Inderjo – Holarrhena Antidysenterica – 12.5 milligrams
  • Vidanga – Embelia Ribes – 12.5 milligrams
  • Kutki – Picrorhiza Kurroa – 12.5 milligrams
  • Gajpipal – Java Long Pepper – 12.5 milligrams
  • Atees – Aconitum Heterophyllum – 12.5 milligrams
  • Bharangi – Clerodendrum Serratum – 12.5 milligrams
  • Mustak – Cyperus Rotundus – 12.5 milligrams
  • Vacha – Acorus Calamus – 12.5 milligrams

HOW IT WORKS

Yograj Guggulu works in the management of joint diseases by producing an anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic action. It also acts as an analgesic, muscle relaxant, and antispasmodic and reduces pain and stiffness in the muscles and joints.

The carminative and digestive properties of this medicine are effective in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.

It possesses hypo-glycemic, and anti-obesity properties, which can help to control diabetes, and obesity. It is a powerful antioxidant, and adaptogenic agent.

THINGS TO KNOW

Yograj Guggulu is prepared from natural herbal ingredients that possess strong medicinal properties. These herbs can maintain the balance of three doshas in the body and prevent the development of several diseases. It is particularly used for treating the disorders caused due to the Kapha and Vata doshas.

INDICATIONS & USES

  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Bloating
  • Abdominal distension
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Muscle spasm
  • Joint stiffness
  • Backache
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sciatica
  • Gout
  • Epilepsy
  • Paralysis
  • Depression

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE

The recommended dosage of Yograj Guggulu is 500 to 1000 milligrams twice per day. The total dosage of this medicine per day should not exceed 6 grams.

BENEFITS & EFFECTIVENESS

Yograj Guggulu is used to treat digestive diseases like irritable bowel syndrome. It can also help in the management of joint problems like arthritis and rheumatism.

Digestive disturbances

Yograj Guggulu is beneficial in the management of several digestive disorders including constipation, abdominal distention, and bloating. It acts as an appetite stimulant and increases the appetite of a person.

Yograj Guggulu contains herbal ingredients that can reduce abdominal gas and distension. It prevents the formation of gas in the intestine by correcting the functions of the digestive system. It also improves the breakdown and absorption of food thus preventing the symptoms of malabsorption and improper metabolism. (1)

Patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome can use Yograj Guggulu to obtain relief from the symptoms of this condition. It can support the digestive processes and prevent the malfunctioning of the digestive system. Yograj Guggulu can also prevent the characteristic symptoms of Irritable bowel syndrome such as alternate diarrhea and constipation. It prevents the excess mucus formation in the intestine thus reducing the bouts of loose motions.

Yograj Guggulu acts as an antispasmodic agent and relieves spasms and cramps in the abdomen. The carminative action of this medicine relieves bloating and distention of the abdomen.

Chronic constipation can be managed well using Yograj Guggulu. It can prevent constipation associated with malabsorption of food, metabolic disorders, and improper liver functions.

It also helps in correcting the body’s metabolic processes and allows for the faster burning of fats. This action of Yograj Guggulu is beneficial in the management of obesity. (2)

Musculoskeletal diseases

Joint disorders like arthritis and rheumatism can be managed well using Yograj Guggulu. It acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and reduces pain and inflammation in the joints. It also possesses analgesic, Antirheumatic, and anti-gout properties, which help to reduce the symptoms of arthritis, rheumatism, and gout.

It also modulates the response of the immune system and prevents abnormalities that can lead to rheumatoid arthritis. (3)

The muscle relaxant action of this medicine helps to relieve muscle spasms and stiffness. It is also used for treating backache, bursitis, fibromyalgia, and sciatica.

SAFETY & TOXICOLOGY

Yograj Guggulu is safe and well tolerated when used in the appropriate dosages based on the indications. It may lead to a few side effects such as hyperacidity, heartburn, sour eructations, and a burning sensation in the abdomen. An allergic reaction to the herbs in this medicine may result in skin rashes and itching.