Saptavinshati Guggulu Benefits, Ingredients, Dosage

Saptavimshatika Guggulu is polyherbal Ayurvedic medicine prepared from medicinal herbs and guggulu. Guggulu is gum resin of a tree and has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This medicine is useful in treating piles, bhagandar/fistula, cough, pain in chest etc. It has anti-Inflammatory, blood purifying, detoxifying, antioxidant, and antimicrobial activities.

Here is given more about Saptavishanti Guggulu such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

Key Ingredients of Saptvinshati Guggulu

Saptavimishatika Guggulu Vati is a preparation made with the ingredients in formulation composition given below with Guggulu as the basic ingredient.

Formulation composition:

  1. Shunthi Zingiber officinale Rz. 1 part
  2. Marica Piper nigrum Fr. 1 part
  3. Pippali Piper longum Fr. 1 part
  4. Haritaki Terminalia chebula P. 1 part
  5. Bibhitaka Terminalia belerica P. 1 part
  6. Amalki Emblica officinalis P. 1 part
  7. Kushtha Saussurea lappa Rt. 1 part
  8. Vidanga Embelia ribes Fr. 1 part
  9. Amrita (Guduci) Tinospora cordifolia St. 1 part
  10. Citraka Plumbago zeylanica Rt. 1 part
  11. Shati Hedychium spicatum Rz. 1 part
  12. Ela (Sukshmaila) Elettaria cardamomum Sd. 1 part
  13. Pippali Piper longum Rt. 1 part
  14. Havusha (Hapusha) Juniperus communis Fr. 1 part
  15. Suradaru (Devadara) Cedrus deodara Ht. Wd. 1 part
  16. Tumburu (Tejovati) Zanthoxylum aromaticum Fr. 1 part
  17. Pushkara Saussurea lappa Rt. 1 part
  18. Cavya Piper chaba St. 1 part
  19. Vishala (Rakta Indravaruni) Citrullus colocynthis Rt. 1 part
  20. Haridra Curcuma longa Rz. 1 part
  21. DaruHaridra Berberis aristata St. 1 part
  22. Vida Lavana 1 part
  23. Sauvarcala Lavana 1 part
  24. Yavakshara (Yava) Hordeum vulgare Water soluble ash of Pl. 1 part
  25. Sarjika Kshara (Svarji Kshara) 1 part
  26. Saindhava Lavana 1 part
  27. GajaPippali Scindapsus officinalis Fr. 1 part
  28. Guggulu-Shuddha Commiphora wightii O.R. 54 parts

Lf.=Leaf;P.=Pericarp;Rt.=Root;Fr.=Fruit;Rz.=Rhizome;Sd.= Seeds;St.=Stem;St. Bk.= Stem Bark;Fl. Bd.=Flower Bud.

Method of preparation:

Take all the ingredients of the pharmacopoeial quality. Wash, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 1 to 21 and 27 of the formulation composition separately and pass through sieve numbered 85. Powder the ingredients numbered 22 to 26 of the formulation composition separately and pass through sieve number 85. Weigh them all separately in the required quantities and mix.

Crush weighed quantity of Shuddha-Guggulu, add fine powder of other mixed ingredients to it and pound well. Add Ghrita in small quantity at regular intervals for smooth pounding and continue pounding till a semi-solid uniformly mixed mass of suitable plasticity is obtained.

Expel the mass through Vati machine fitted with a suitable die and cut the Vatis to a desired weight. Roll the Vatis on flat surface to round them by circular motion of palm covered with a glove and smeared with Ghrita or use suitable mechanical device.

Dry the rounded Vatis in a tray-dryer at a temperature not exceeding 600 for 8 to 10 h. Pack it in tightly closed containers to protect from light and moisture.

Description: Dark brown spherical pills with spicy pleasant odour, salty, bitter and astringent taste.

Storage: Store in a cool place in tightly closed container. Protect from light and moisture

Uses of Saptavinshati Guggulu

  1. Saptavinshati Guggulu is especially useful in treatment of piles, fistula, non-healing wounds and ulcers.
  2. Angina pectoris, Pain in heart and ribs, Pain in pelvic
  3. Pain in mouth, pain in anus
  4. Kasa/cough, Shvasa/asthma, Nadivrana (sinus)
  5. ParshvaShula (inter costal neuralgia)
  6. Ashmari (calculus), Mutrakricchra (dysuria), PraMeha (increased frequency and turbidity of urine)
  7. Hernia, Worm infestation/Intestinal parasites
  8. Apasmara (epilepsy), Unmada (psychosis)
  9. Anaha (distension of abdomen)
  10. Kushtha (skin diseases), Dushtavrana (non-healing ulcer)
  11. Shlipada (filariasis)
  12. Piles, Fistula, Gives relief in pain and symptoms of piles

Dosage of Saptavinshati Guggulu

  1. The recommended dosage of Saptavishanti Guggulu is 2-4 tablets, twice a day.
  2. Take this medicine with honey followed by Manjishthadi kwath.
  3. Or take as directed by physician.

Where to buy Saptvinshati Guggulu

You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.

This medicine is manufactured by Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan (Baidyanath Saptavinshati Guggul), Patanjali Divya Pharmacy (Divya Saptvishanti Guggul) and some other pharmacies.

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