The active ingredient in Shuddha Guggulu decreases LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which in turn lowers the overall cholesterol levels in the blood. It modulates the lipid profile.
Atherosclerosis: Shuddha Guggulu is responsible for lowering cholesterol in the body, while at the same time boosting levels of ‘good’ cholesterol. Both of these actions help prevent atherosclerosis, the clogging, and the hardening of blood vessels.
The herb is also an antioxidant, which helps stop the oxidization of cholesterol and the subsequent hardening of the arteries. Shuddha Guggulu also reduces the stickiness of platelets.
Weight loss: Shuddha Guggulu enhances the thyroid function, which in turn regulates metabolism and can help with weight loss. Arthritis: The herb is a potent anti-inflammatory and helps in the management of inflammatory joint disorders like arthritis.