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Title: Chemistry and pharmacological profile of guggul-A review
Authors: Anurekha, Jain
V B, Gupta
Keywords: Chemistry
Oleo gum resin
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P3/04, A61P3/06, A61P17/00, A61P17/10, A61P19/00, A61P19/02, A61P29/00
Abstract: Oleo gum resin secreted by Commiphora wightii (A.) Bhandari known as guggul, one of the most reputed drugs in Ayurveda has been extensively studied for its medicinal applications. The plant contains essential oil, mainly consisting of myrecene, dimyrecene and polymyrecene, Z-gugglusterone, E-gugglusterone, gugglusterone-I, gugglusterone-II, and gugglusterone-III. These isolates have been found useful in curing many diseases like rheumatism, arthritis, hyperlipidemia, obesity, inflammation, atherosclerosis, wrinkles, acne and other diseases.  The review discusses chemistry and pharmacological activity of guggul.
Page(s): 478-483
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(4) [October 2006]

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