Guggul has been used for thousands of years in Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, to treat a variety of medical conditions from arthritis and acne to urinary tract infections. Guggul is also touted as a weight loss stimulant
Ayurvedic literature mentions that Guggul is superior among drugs used to treat Medoroga (obesity).
Researchers concluded that Guggul has an anti-obesity effect.
It influences appetite
It influences thyroid functioning
- The thyroid is one of the key organs involved in regulating metabolism.
- The improper functioning of the thyroid can affect body weight.
It has a blood sugar lowering effect