Ayurveda Formulations

Kanchanar Guggulu: Ingredients, Dose, Properties, Use

Kanchanar guggulu is the ayurveda preparation mainly consisting of kanchanar, guggulu, varuna and triphala. This preparation is explained under gandamala-apachi-granthi-bhagandharadhi rogadhikar in Saranghadhar Samhita. This is the drug of choice for enlarged mass in body.
Kanchanar-Guggulu
Kanchanar guggulu is the ayurveda preparation mainly consisting of kanchanar, guggulu, varuna and triphala. This preparation is explained under gandamala-apachi-granthi-bhagandharadhi rogadhikar in Saranghadhar Samhita. This is the drug of choice for enlarged mass in body.
Kanchanar-Guggulu

Kanchanar guggulu is the ayurveda preparation mainly consisting of kanchanar, guggulu, varuna and triphala. This preparation is explained under gandamala-apachi-granthi-bhagandharadhi rogadhikar in Saranghadhar Samhita. This is the drug of choice for enlarged mass in body.

Ingredients:

Ingredients Latin Name Proportion
Suddha Guggulu  Commiphora mukul 83 tola
Kanchanar twak Bauhinia variegata 40 tola
Varuna Crataeva religiosa 28 tola
Triphala Three Fruits 24 tola
Trikatu Three Spices 12 tola
Twak  Cinnamomum zeylanicum  1 tola
Tamalpatra Cinnamomum tamal 1 tola
Ela Elettaria cardamomum 1 tola

Method of preparation:

All the churnas  are made into fine powder and mixed with suddha guggulu to make a homogeneous mixture. The resulting mixture is made into tablet form by adding ghee or eranda oil in it. Each tablet of 3 rati are made. The tablets are dried and stored in air tight container.

Constituents:

Tannins, Alkaloids – sennoside, Ascorbic acid, Bioflavonoids, Vitamin C, Mucilage, Essential oils – camphene, eugenol, gingerols, Alkaloids – piperine, piperlongumine, Steroids-guggulsterones that are lipid soluble, oleoresins

Ayurvedic Action:

Amanashak – destroys ama and adhesions, Granthiarbudanashaka – destroys tumours, growths and cancers, Vranaropana- heals ulcers, Bhagandara – used in fistula-in-ano, Striroga – beneficial in menstrual disorders associated with high kapha, Raktapitta – internal bleeding disorders

Bio-Medical Action:

Anti-inflammatory, lymphatic, anti-tumour, anti-platelet, diuretic, cholesterolemic, alterative, decongestant

Combinations:

Turmeric, Myrrh and Frankincense for growths and cancers
Punarnava Guggul for lymphatic congestion and oedema
Shatavari and Roses in gynaecology

Dose:
2-4 tablet twice a day.

Properties and uses of Kanchanar Guggulu:

1. KanGugguluguggulu is explained under gandamala-apachi-granthi-bhagandharadhi rogadhikar in Saranghadhar Samhita.
2. Possesses granthi-arbudhanasaka, vranaropana, bhagandharanasaka, medohara property.
3. Also possesses anti-inflammatory, antitumor, anti-platelet property.
4.As a drug of choice for reducing various growth(lumps) and fluid based accumulation in body.
5.Beneficial in cancer to reduce the size of tumor in combination with other medicines.
6.Beneficial in thyroid disorders (hypo- and hyperthyroidism)  along with ashwagandha, shankhapushpi.
7.Due to its medohara property, it is also beneficial for the treatment of obesity and hypercholesterolemia.
8.Also used in various gynaecological disorders like PCOS, fibroid. Due to, kanchanara which is astrignant and haemostatic it is also used for vaginal discharge, excessive menstrual bleeding and endometriosis.
9. This is also used in abscess, fistula, enlarged lymph nodes. It helps to reduce the toxins in lymph.
10. Also used as a natural decongestant in rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis and various other nasal disorders.