Guggul is made from the oily sap (gum resin) of the guggul tree, which is native to India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. This tree has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.
Guggul is used for acne, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), weight loss, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support most of these uses.
Promotes detoxification and rejuvenation
Purifies the blood
Helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels already within the normal range
Kindles agni (digestive fire)
Promotes healthy weight management
Supports comfortable movement of the joints
Is a natural source of antioxidants
Supports the immune system
Helps engender vibrant, healthy skin
Supports a regular menstrual cycle