- It is widely used in the Ayurvedic treatment for diabetes, difficulty in passing urine (dysurea).
- It is also used in female health care. Female gynaecological problems like menorrhagia.
- It is also used in treating gout and urinary calculi.
Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata
Gokshuradi guggulu ingredients:
Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) 1.344 kg is boiled in 8.064 liters of water and reduced to 4.032 liters. Purified guggulu – 336 g. and heated to semi solid consistency. Then it is added with 48 g of each of
Trikatu – Pepper, Long pepper and ginger
Triphala – Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Musta – Cyperus rotundus
Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyamakhanda 7/84-87
Its Side Effects:
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.
Very high dose than prescribed may lead to stomach irritation.
Gokshuradi Guggulu dose:
1 – 2 tablets 2 – 3 times a day, before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
Usually it is administered along with water decoction of Musta, pashanabheda, usheera etc.