Kaishore Guggulu

Kaishore guggulu is an ayurvedic guggul formulation used for raised uric acid, mild to severe attacks of gouty arthritis, inflammatory diseases, wounds, abdominal diseases, constipation, indigestion, diabetic carbuncles etc.

The Ingredients —

  • Guduchi — Tinospora cordifolia
  • Amla — Emblica officinalis
  • Bibhitaki — Terminalia bellirica
  • Haritaki — Terminalia chebula
  • Shuddha Guggulu — Commiphora mukul
  • Shunthi — Zingiber officinale
  • Maricha — Piper Nigrum
  • Pippali — Piper longum
  • Vidanga — Embelia ribes
  • Nisoth — Operculina turpethum
  • Danti moola — Baliospermum montanum

The Indications —

  • Kushta — all skin disorders
  • Vata rakta — Gouty arthritis
  • Vrana — Non healing wounds
  • Gulma — Abdominal tumours
  • Prameha pidika — Diabetic carbuncle
  • Prameha — Diabetes
  • Udara — Ascites
  • Mandagni — Diminished digestion
  • Kasa — Cough
  • Shyavathu — Inflammatory conditions
  • Pandu — Anemia

Dosage —

  • Churna — 500 mg to 1 gram twice a day
  • Tablets — 2 to 4 tablets twice a day

Adjuvants —

  • Gout or High uric acid — Manjishtadi kwath or Punarnava Kashaya
  • Abdominal diseases — Warm water
  • Chronic Constipation — Warm milk
  • Skin Diseases — Khadiradi Kwath
  • Wounds or Boils — Khadiradi Kwath

Dietary restrictions while taking kaishore guggul

  1. Avoid eating heavy and spicy foods
  2. Avoid eating fried foods and junk foods.
  3. Avoid eating during indigestion.
  4. Do not take sour foods such as curd and citrus fruits.
  5. Reduce intake of salt in diet.
  6. Avoid endurance physical exercise.
  7. Avoid alcohol and sun exposure.

Side effects of Kaishore Guggul —

However, kaishore guggulu is considered safe and well tolerable in most of people, but in some cases, it can cause following problems.

  1. Acidity (rare and it occurs only if you already have history of gastritis, GERD or ulcer)
  2. Frequent urination (rare with kaishore guggulu, but if you are taking it with punarnava for gout, it is common due to diuretic action of punarnava)

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

You should avoid using kaishore guggulu during pregnancy. Lactating mothers should take it if required and indicated under supervision of ayurvedic physician.

Children below 5 years

It is not recommended using kaishore guggulu in children below age 5 years.

Contraindication

There are no contraindication yet known with kaishore guggul.

References —

  1. Kaishore Guggulu
  2. Sharangdhara Samhita
  3. Bhaishajya Ratnavali

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