The following reports, although backed by studies, have not yet been clinically substantiated. Guggul has been claimed to increase thyroid function, improve metabolism and my improve digestion by preventing the conversion of carbohydrates to triglycerides and is therefore used in the treatment of obesity. It is thought that by reducing LDL ( “bad” cholesterol) levels, this inhibits fat oxidation and prevents platelets from sticking together, therefore preventing the clogging of arteries causing lowering the risk of coronary heart disease. Other health benefits of guggul apparently is that is has been found is also known to possess anti-inflammatory properties and is therefore useful in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophyand arthritis. The actions of guggul phytochemicals at the cellular level also make the herb a potent immunomodulator, which means it could supports the immune system to provide appropriate responses. In this area, guggulsterone has been used successfully in the treatment of allergic dermatitis and acne. In the skin, guggul appears to promotes lipid synthesis and increases the production (and reduces the degradation) of triglycerides in skin cells. This reduces the appearance of wrinkles and gives the skin a smooth, supple appearance. The sesquiterpenoids found in guggul is believed to be responsible for its a broad spectrum action against bacteria by inhibiting the activities of both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Other benefits of guggul extracts include serving as appetite suppressant and increasing insulin sensitivity.
Dosage: 1 capsule 2-3 times a day. Reduce to 1-2 with results.
Ingredients: Guggul lipids ext 400mg
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