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Kaishore Guggulu is multi herbal Ayurvedic formulation. Kaishore or Kishore means youth. This medicine is named so as it is used to prevent ageing and keeps youthfulness. This medicine is reference from Ayurvedic treatise Bhaishajya Ratnavali, and is indicated in Vata-raktadhikar. Vata-rakta implies gouty arthritis. Ayurveda says this condition is caused when excess vata (wind) is obstructed by aggravated rakta. So both, vata and rakta are vitiated and this affects various joints of the body.
The key ingredient of this medicine is guggul which is analgesic and anti-inflammatory. The other ingredients are Triphala, Trikatu, Guduchi etc. The medicine has antibacterial, anti-allergic, and blood purifying properties and also used to treat skin diseases and digestive weakness.
Kaishore guggulu is bitter, astringent, sweet and pungent (rasa/taste). It is heating in nature (virya). It is dry and light (guna). Kaishore guggulu balances all tridosha or calms aggravated vata, piita and kapha. It works on skin and circulatory system. The Ayurvedic action of medicine is piita pacifying, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying. Kaishore guggulu use give relief in arthritic inflammation, gout, constipation, painful urination, urinary disorders and skin diseases.
Kaishore Guggulu / Kishore Guggul is herbal Ayurvedic Guggul Kalp, containing Shuddh guggul, Triphala, Giloy, Trikatu, Vaividang, Nishoth, Dantimool, Trivrit and Ghee. Guggulu, which is the main ingredient of this medicine, is exudates obtained in the form of oleo gum resin from the stem of the plant Commiphora mukul. It has analgesic, anti-inflammatory properties and extensively used to treat inflammtory disorders and obesity. Guggulu is tikta, katu, madhura, kashaya (Rasa), laghu, teekshna, snigha, sukshma (Guna), Hot in potency, and Katu-Vipak.
Kaishore Guggulu is prepared by first making a decoction of Triphala and Giloy. For this purpose Guruch / Tinospora cordifolia is crushed and soaked overnight into water along with Triphala. Next morning, this water is boiled until one fourth of water is left. This decoction of Triphala and Giloy is filtered. To this purified Guggulu gum resin is added. This mix is heated slowly. When it thickens, it is removed from the fire and powders of herbs are added. After this Castor oil or Ghee is added and this mixture is pounded for some hours. Thereafter, tablets of size 250-500 mg are rolled. It is taken in dosage of 1-4 tablets, according to the disorder twice daily after the meal.
Here is given more about Kaishore Guggulu such as indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
Conditions in Which Kaishore Guggulu is indicated
Kaishore Guggulu is mainly indicated in gout / Vata Rakta, arthritis, inflamed joints, Pelvic inflammatory disease, diseases of skin and cough.
- It is mainly indicated in Pitta dominating, vata disorders in which the joints are red, hot, swollen and have sharp and burning pain.
- It is good in aggravated fibromyalgia or muscle pain.
- It is hot in potency and reduces Vata and Pitta. It gives relief in Chronic Cough and cold.
- In the case of back pain, it is taken in a dose of 200 mg twice daily after meals.
- Its continued use for a few months purifies blood and eliminates gastric disorders (digestive weakness, gas, constipation etc.).
Key Ingredients of Kaishore Guggulu
The complete list of ingredients and their amount is given below.
- Guggulu-shuddha (O.R) 768 g
- Haritaki (P.) 256 g
- Bibhitaka (P.) 256 g
- Amala (P.) 256 g
- Chinnaruha (Guduchi) (St.) 1.536 kg
- Sunthi (Rz.) 24 g
- Marica (Fr.) 24 g
- Pippali (Fr.) 24 g
- Krimiripu (Vidhaga) (Fr.) 24 g
- Trivrit (Rt.) 12 g
- Danti (Rt.) 12 g
- Amrita (Guduci) (St.) 48 g
- Ghrita (Goghrita) 384 g
Water for decoction 12.288 l reduced to 6.144 l
- Haritaki (P.) 8 g
- Bibhitaka (P.) 8 g
- Amalki (P.) 8 g
Method of Preparation
Decoction of herbs is prepared. Guggulu is added to the filtered decoction and boiled in an iron vessel. When the decoction is concentrated, fine powder of remaining herbs are added and stirred well. Ghee is added last and mixed well.
Important Medicinal Properties of Kaishore Guggulu
- Anti- allergic
- Blood purifying
- Support healthy joints
- Improves metabolism
Uses of Kaishore Guggulu
Kaishore Guggulu is indicated in arthritis, gout, back pain and in aggravated fibromyalgia (muscle pain).
Due to its blood detoxifying properties, it is also used to treat skin disorder.
Kaishore guggulu can be used to support healthy joints (in gout), muscles (in fibromylegia), in back pain and pain in connective tissue. It can also be used as supportive dietary herbal supplement in many health conditions such as diabetes, skin diseases etc.
The other diseases in which Kaishore or Kishore guggulu is used are impaired digestion, constipation, diabetic carbuncle, ulcer, cough, abdominal lump or gulma, anemia, meha or excessive flow of urine and senility.
This medicine is especially useful for the skin diseases, kustha and gout.
The Dosage of Kaishore Guggulu
The recommended dosage of Kaishore Guggulu 2-4 tablets after the meal, in morning and evening with hot water or milk/Manjishtadi kwath. Or take as directed by physician.
Caution while taking this medicine:
Person suffering from thyroid and the liver problems must consult physician before taking gugglu. It should not be taken by pregnant woman.
Where to buy?
This medicine is manufactured by many pharmaceutical companies like Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan, Dabur, Patanjali Divya Pharmacy, and many more. You can purchase it on line or from a medicine store.