Everyone knows the name of guggul, but for what other things apart from food, have you ever heard? In fact, the benefits of guggul are so many that guggul is used as a medicine in Ayurveda. Cutting the stem of guggul releases a gum-like substance and becomes solid after cooling. Guggul has an integral place in the herbal medicine of India.
1. Treats Pain and Swelling
Both pain and swelling are problems that occur due to aggravation of Vata dosha. Due to the ability of Guggul to reduce Vata and due to its warming properties, it helps in removing both these problems.
2. Beneficial for Skin
Guggul is also beneficial in skin related problems because due to its astringent properties, it keeps the skin healthy, apart from this, it also helps to remove pimples from the skin, which are more prone to oily skin.
3. Relief from Constipation
Constipation is a problem that occurs due to disturbances in digestion and due to aggravation of Vata dosha. Due to the hot properties of guggul, it makes digestion healthy and reduces vata dosha. For this reason, guggul is helpful in relieving constipation.
4. Get Rid of Baldness
Baldness is a problem that occurs due to the vitiation of Vata, Pitta and Kapha doshas. In this, Vata gets irritated and also mixes Pitta due to which digestion deteriorates, due to which proper amount of nutrition does not reach the hair roots.
5. Treats Acidity
Indigestion is one of the causes of acidity. Due to the hot and deep-digesting properties found in Guggul, it keeps digestion healthy by increasing the digestive power. It also helps in reducing acidity.