Guggul Lipid Concentrate was introduced
into the NSP range because of
the concern about maintaining
normal cholesterol levels, which
is a major problem for many.
The good cholesterol helps to
prevent plaque formation in
the arteries and guggul really
fills the bill. It also may
help make the blood less sticky
and this helps the blood to
run more smoothly through the
Scientific studies suggest it
is a really good herb for
maintaining cholesterol and
triglyceride levels already
in the normal range. It may
also maintain already normal
Guggul is a small thorny tree with thin
bark, native to the Middle East region and the Indian Plains. It is many times
leafless but the leaves when present are trifoliolate, and the tree has red/pink
4 petaled flowers. It exudes a thick yellowish sticky resin which has been used
in Ayurvedic medicines for centuries. (Ayurveda is the ancient Hindu art of
medicine and of prolonging life).
Guggul lipid is the soluble portion of the
The gum is similar in properties to myrrh and has
been used in the same way as myrrh. Most of the research on
guggul has been done in India.
Common names: Commiphora mukul, guggul lipid,
Indian bedellium, guggulow, mukul myrrh.
Each nutrient in this formula has been carefully
selected to provide maximum nutrition.
See precautions below please.