Gokshuradi Guggulu - Benefits, Usage, Indications and Dosage
Reference: Sharangadhara samhita, Madhyama khanda 7/84-87
Gokshuradi Guggulu is the combination of many herbs which are traditionally used in Ayurveda for Pitta (Fire) and Vata (Air) related problems of genital system and urinary tract. It helps in the elimination of toxins from body and supports good health of urinary system. Major ingredient of this Ayurvedic preparation is "Gokshura" that helps to rejuvenate, tones the kidney, bladder, urethra as well as reproductive organs. It balances all the tri-doshas (vata, pitta and kapha) in body. Gokshuradi guggulu helps to revitalize the kidneys and also helps to maintain good health of male and female reproductive system.
- Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) - 1.344 kg
- Purified guggulu (Commiphora Mukul) - 336 g
- Trikatu – Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Long pepper (Piper longum) and Ginger (Zingiber officinale) - 48 g
- Triphala - Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) Amla (Emblica officinalis) - 48 g
- Musta – (Cyperus rotundus) - 48 g
- Water - 8.064 liters
Method of Preparation
Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) 1.344 kg is boiled in 8.064 liters of water until it reduced to its half. Purified guggulu - 336 g. is heated to semi solid consistency. Then these preparations are added with 48 g of each of:-
- Trikatu - Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Long pepper (Piper longum) and Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
- Triphala - Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) Amla (Emblica officinalis)
- Musta - Cyperus rotundus.
Finally tablets are made.
- Take 1 - 2 tablets 2 - 3 times a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
- Usually this medicine is administered along with water decoction of Musta, Pashanabheda, and Usheera etc.
- Maintains the healthy flow of urine.
- It is good to resolve the problem of white discharge in females.
- Strengthen the reproductive system in both males and females.
- It helps to break up the stones of urinary tract.
- This tablet is quite effective to maintain the normal level of uric acid in body.
- Helps to control the problems related to enlarged prostate in males.
- Improves the quality & quantity of sperms in males.
- It helps to control the problem of bed wetting in children.
- The tablets eliminate toxins from body.
- Beneficial for the treatment of Kidney stones.
- Reduces burning sensation during urination.
- Treats the Osteoarthritis
- Effective in Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
- High blood pressure
- Congestive heart failure
- Although, there are no known side effects of this medicine. But it is advisable to take this medicine under the medical supervision.
- Very high dose than prescribed may lead to stomach irritation.
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