Gokshuradi Guggulu – Benefits, Dose, How To Use, Side Effects, Ingredients, Reference

Gokshuradi Guggulu is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine. It is in tablet form.  It is also known as  Gokshuradi Guggul tablets, Gokshuradi Gulgulu etc. It is widely used in the treatment of female and male genito-urinary conditions.  This tablet has Guggulu (commiphora mukul) as its base.

Gokshuradi Guggulu benefits: 
It is widely used in the Ayurvedic treatment for diabetes, difficulty in passing urine (dysurea).
It is also used in female health care. Female gynaecological problems like menorrhagia.
It is also used in treating gout and urinary calculi.

Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata

Gokshuradi Guggulu dose: 
1 – 2 tablets 2 – 3 times a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
Usually it is administered along with water decoction of Musta, pashanabheda, usheera etc.

Gokshuradi Guggulu Side Effects: 
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.
Very high dose than prescribed may lead to stomach irritation.

Gokshuradi Gulgulu Ingredients: 
Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) 1.344 kg is boiled in 8.064 liters of water and reduced to 4.032 liters. Purified guggulu – 336 g. and heated to semi solid consistency. Then it is added with 48 g of each of
Trikatu – Pepper, Long pepper and ginger
Triphala – Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Musta – Cyperus rotundus

Rolled into pills.

Gokshuradi Guggul reference: 
Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyamakhanda 7/84-87

Gokshuradi Guggulu DS tablet is the same medicine in double strength. Dose is usually 1 tablet 2 times a day after food.

Dr JV Hebbar is an Ayurveda Doctor, Lecturer, From Mangalore, India. Click here to consult Dr Hebbar
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Comments

  1. Can you please clarify – what is the meaning of ‘stomach irritation’? What effect does it have on the stomach?

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