Lakshadi Guggul is an effective Ayurvedic medicine widely used in the treatment of bone diseases. It can be used for treating fractures, and osteoporosis. It can improve the bone mineral density, and make the bones stronger. It is also used to treat osteoarthritis. It increases the bone mass and strengthens the bones and joints. It also reduces the joint inflammation and alleviates pain and swelling associated with the joint diseases.
- Laksha – Laccifer Lacca – 1 part
- Nagabala – Grewia Populifolia – 1 part
- Kakubha – Terminalia Arjuna – 1 part
- Asthisamhrut – Cissus Quadrangularis – 1 part
- Ashwagandha – Withania Somnifera – 1 part
- Guggulu – Purified Commiphora Mukul – 5 parts
HOW IT WORKS
Lakshadi Guggul works by producing an anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic effect. It reduces inflammatory changes in the bones and joints and protects them from wear and tear. It also possesses antioxidant activities. Lakshadi Guggul also acts as an anti-spasmodic agent and relieves pain. It contains a high amount of calcium, which helps to enhance the health of the bones and teeth.
THINGS TO KNOW
Lakshadi Guggul calms the Vata Dosha and provides relief from the symptoms of joint and bone diseases.
INDICATIONS & USES
- Joint pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Muscle cramps and stiffness
- Repetitive motion injury
Lakshadi Guggul can be taken in a dose of 250 mg to 2 grams per day. It can be taken in two or three divided doses. The maximum recommended dosage of this medicine is 6 grams per day. The medicine can be taken before or after food.
BENEFITS & EFFECTIVENESS
Lakshadi Guggul is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It can increase the bone mineral density and improve the strength of the bones. It is also used to fasten the healing processes in fractures. Lakshadi Guggul is also used in the management of arthritis.
Bone and joint diseases
Lakshadi Guggul is an effective remedy used for the treatment of joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis. It contains several herbal ingredients including Laksha, Asthisamhari, Ashwagandha, Arjun, and Guggul. It can help in the management of fractures, painful osteophytes, and fractures.
This ayurvedic medication can enhance the calcium deposition in the bones. It can improve the bone mineral density and make the bones stronger. This can help to prevent osteoporosis-induced fractures.
Laksha present in this medicine heals the broken bones while providing a rich source of calcium to make them stronger.
Ashwagandha is an anabolic herb that supports the healing of the fractured bones by improving the deposition of calcium in them. It also contains the natural steroids called Withanolides and Withaferins that increase the bone and muscle strength.
Cissus Quadrangularis present in this medication contains hydroxyapatite, a natural major component of the teeth and bones. It supports the structural integrity and the matrix of the bone mineral mass and provides better rigidity to the bones.
Ashwagandha, Arjuna, and Nagabala present in this medicine also contain a high amount of vitamin D, which helps to restore the bone mineral density and strengthens the bones and joints. (1)
These herbal ingredients also produce an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect, which help in reducing pain and inflammation in the joints.
Lakshadi Guggul acts as a muscle relaxant and reduces pain, and stiffness in the muscles caused due to Fibromyalgia. It also acts as an anti-spasmodic agent and reduces pain, spasms, and tenderness in the muscles.
Lakshadi Guggul is also used for treating other musculoskeletal disorders such as sprains, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and repetitive motion injury.
Lakshadi Guggul can help in treating osteoarthritis by reducing inflammation and pain. It works by producing an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. It restores the joint mobility. It also helps in improving the secretion of synovial fluid in the synovial joints. This allows for a friction-less movement of the ends of the bones against each other thus preventing wear and tear. (2)
SAFETY & TOXICOLOGY
Lakshadi Guggul is considered safe when used in the therapeutic dosages. Some patients may develop an allergic reaction to Lakshadi Guggul resulting in side effects such as itching, hives, swelling, and skin rashes.
The use of this medication must be avoided by pregnant women as it may encourage the menstrual flow and cause bleeding. It can increase the risk of miscarriage.
Patients suffering from heartburn, gastritis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and vertigo should use this medicine only when advised by the doctor.
Overdose Side Effects
Lakshadi Guggul can cause stomach upsets and headache when ingested in a higher dosage of more than 6 grams per day.