Mahayograj Guggul – Benefits, Dosage, How To Use, Side Effects, Ingredients, Reference

Mahayograj Guggul is a very famous and versatile Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form. This tablet has Guggulu (commiphora mukul) as its base.I t is used in a number of diseases. It has potent rejuvenative action. But it contains heavy metal ingredient. So it should always be taken under strict medical supervision.

Mahayogaraj Guggul benefits: 
It is widely used in the Ayurvedic treatment of joint diseases, skin diseases, piles, sprue, diabetes, gout, fistula, bloating, emaciation, low digestion power, asthma, cold, cough, anorexia, male and female infertility.

Effect on Tridosha – Calms all the three Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha.

Mahayograja Guggulu dosage: 
1 – 2 tablets 2 – 3 times a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

Special co-drinks
Based on the target disease, special co drinks are explained for mahayogaraja guggulu.
For Vata diseases like arthritis it is usually co prescribed with Rasnadi Kashayam
For Pitta imbalance diseases, it is administered with decoction of Kakolyadi group of herbs.
For kapha imbalance disease, it is administered with Aragwadhadi kashayam
For treating diabetes, it is used along with kashayam of Daruharidra – Berberis aristata.
For treating anemia, it is administered along with cow urine
For treating obesity, it is administered along with honey
For treating skin diseases, it is given along with neem decoction
For treating gout, it is given with Giloya – Tinospora cordifolia
For treating pain and inflammation, it is given with kashayam of long pepper.
For treating rat bite, it is given with kashayam of Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
For treating eye diseases, it is given along with Triphala kashayam 
For treating ascites, it is given along with Punarnavadi kashayam.

Mahayograj Guggul Side Effects: 
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However, it contains heavy metal ingredients. Hence it should always be used under strict medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.
Very high dose than prescribed may lead to stomach irritation.

Mahayograj Guggul Ingredients: 
Ginger – 3 g
Long pepper – 3 g
Chavya – Piper cubeba – 3 g
Pippalimoola – Long pepper root – 3 g
Hingu – Asa foetia – 3 g
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica – 3 g
Ajamoda – Trachyspermum roxburghianum – 3 g
Sarshapa – Mustard – 3 g
Shwetajeeraka – Cuminum cyminum – 3 g
Krishnajeeraka – Carum carvi – 3 g
Renuka – Vitex agnus-castus – 3 g
Indrayava – Holarrhena antidysenterica – 3 g
Patha – Cyclea peltata / Cissampelos pariera – 3 g
Vidanga – Embelia ribes – 3 g
Gajapippali – Piper chaba – 3 g
Katuka – Picrorrihiza kurroa – 3 g
Ativisha – Aconitum heterophyllum – 3 g
Bharngi – Clerodendron serratum – 3 g
Vacha – Acorus calamus – 3 g
Murva – Marsdenia tenacissima – 3 g
Triphala – Haritaki – Terminalia chebula, Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica, Amla – Emblica officinalis 40 g each
Shuddha guggulu – Purified resin of Commiphora mukul 180 g
Vanga Bhasma – 48 g
Roupya Bhasma – 48 g
Naga Bhasma – 48 g
Loha Bhasma – 48 g
Abhraka Bhasma – 48 g
Mandura Bhasma – 48 g
Rasasindhura – 48 g

Mahayograj Guggul reference: 
Sharangdhara Samhita madhyamakhanda 7/56-69

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

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  1. Al Shukaili. says:

    I am here, to have a quck review about this product; Because – I have been consulted by a Ayurvida person to start taking 2 tablets at morning (( After food )) with warm water.

    *** I have a shoulder pain for long time ago.

    Thank you for the informations.

    • Hi, if your Ayurvedic doctor has prescribed it to you, it is safe for you to take it for a certain period of time, in the said dose. Please follow his advice.

  2. Once opened, when would be the expiry date?

  3. Where to buy this medicine from ?

  4. Dilip shah says:

    I m suffering from rhumatoid arthritice.I m advised by Ayurveda doctor to take one tab of RHUMAYOG GOLD and TWO tab of MAHAYOGRAJ GUGAL. I m taking six month long. Pl.advise how long should I take both tab.

  5. I have been advised to take Zandu MahaYograja guggul for cold and cough problem. But in ZANDU website it show for some other problems other than cold like muscle problems. Whether i can take it

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