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Ayur-Guggulipid by Douglas Laboratories contains 250 mg of Ayurvedic guggul extract from gum resin, standardized to provide guggulsterones, the key active lipid sterol compounds in guggul. Guggulsterones may support healthy cholesterol metabolism and other cardiovascular benefits.
Guggul is an oleo-gum-resin, a secretion that is emitted from incisions in the bark of the Commiphora mukul tree native to India. This small tree found throughout India has a variety of uses in traditional ayurvedic medicine. Today, guggul extract is increasing being used to support cardiovascular health, particularly lipid and cholesterol metabolism.
Guggulsterones may inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol in the liver and seem to have an antioxidant effect on lipids, according to some research. Guggul extract also serves as an antioxidant and may support normal vascular function. Guggulipid Extract is a concentrated source of guggulsterones Z and E, ketonic steroid compounds that are responsible for many of the health benefits associated with guggul extract.
Guggulipid Extract capsules may be a beneficial nutritional supplement for individuals who wish to support healthy lipid metabolism.
1 Capsule contains:
- Guggul gum (Commiphora mukul), dried extract,min. 2.5% guggulsterones Z and E – 250 mg
Adults take 1 capsule 2-4 times daily or as directed by one of our health coach professionals.
No adverse side effects have been reported.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.