Kanchnar Guggul, Ayurvedic Treatment for Thyroid
It is one of the most effective Ayurvedic medicines for the treatment of any type of growth of cells in the body for example lipomas. One can read its reference in the 44th chapter of Bhaishajya Ratnavali where its indications are clearly mentioned. Kanchnar Guggul is multi-faceted medicine & is widely used in the Ayurvedic treatment of hypo-thyroidism, hormone imbalances, PCOS, and joint pains. It is termed as ‘Yogavahi’ which suggests that it increases perforation of other herbs and elements into deep tissues of the body (works like seratiopeptidase). It has a scrapping property which makes it beneficial for scraping-out toxins from the body. It is prescribed mostly in ayurvedic treatment for thyroid disorders.
- Detoxification And Rejuvenation
It is the only herb that has scrapping property which helps to flush out the toxins from the tissues and channels (srotas) of the body, thereby rejuvenating them. It works on all types of lipomas or any outgrowth of body cells or even any kind of benign or cancerous tumor. In various cancer, it is used along with Heera Bhasma.
- Purification Of Blood
Sap of the Mukul tree is added to it so it purifies blood (Rakht dhatu) and improves blood flow.
- Reduces Cholesterol
As it contains guggul in good quantity it also decreases lipid peroxidation. It maintains healthy blood flow, so it helps in maintaining optimum levels of cholesterol in the blood.
- Weight Management
Its ingredients namely guggul helps to scrap out extra fat from the body. When kapha is vitiated then you will observe weight loss or gain. The INGREDIENTS of this supplement have bitter, pungent and astringent taste. This ensures proper elimination by igniting the digestive fire and increases appetite.
So when the digestion process stabilizes, Kapha balance is maintained which will help in weight management.
- Improves Joint Mobility
Stiff joints are due to the deposition of Uric acid which is toxic and makes our joints stiff, rigid, and infammed. Guggul which is a major ingredient of kanchnar guggul, which has scraping property, helps to remove these toxins from the tissues and rejuvenate them. Also, it helps in the lubrication of these joints thus proper joint movement will be possible.
- Menstrual Cycle
It happens to dissolve all types of tumors or outgrowths in uterus. Thus helps to maintain regularity in menstrual cycle. That’s why recommended to patients with fibroid uterus. Kanchnar is the only herb that helps in all types of cellular growths & works on lymphatics.
It is clearly mentioned in Ayurvedic texts that kanchnaar herb is useful in galgand and gandmala. Enlargement of the thyroid gland (located near our neck) can be diagnosed as goitre. Kanchnar Guggul is widely used as an Ayurvedic medicine for Goitre.
- Ayurvedic treatment for thyroid
Two types of thyroid disorders are there- Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism. When the thyroid gland produces more thyroid hormone, then it is called Hyperthyroidism. This person is thin and lean. When the thyroid gland produces fewer hormones than required, then it is said to be Hypothyroidism. These individuals tend to gain weight and are obese.
Both of these are treated using Kanchnar Guggul as it helps in maintaining hormonal balance. Kanchnar guggul is the drug of choice for Ayurvedic treatment for thyroid disorders.
- Uterine & Ovarian Cyst
Kanchnar guggul is found to help in treating all types of cysts in body specially uterine & ovarian cysts treatment. It is generally observed in women ranging from 20-30 years of age. Stress in today’s lifestyle is the basic reason behind all menstrual irregularities which can further lead to these conditions. It is the most recommended Ayurvedic medicine for endometriosis treatment. Kanchnar has an astringent effect. It arrests bleeding & helps other ingredients to scrape and eliminate the adhesions.
Kanchnar Guggul along with Menstone (Syrup) is one of the best Ayurvedic medicine for PCOD, cysts & it helps to maintain hormonal balance.
- Lymphatic System
Kanchnar Guggul is very useful for the treatment of swollen lymph. Also, it helps in removing out the toxins, sluggishness, and accumulated waste. It is a powerful decongestant.
Kanchnar is a well known & the best Ayurvedic herb for lipomas. Its continous use has been recommended in the case of Fatty tumors as well.
- Nasal Polyps & Sinus Congestion
Kanchnar Guggul can help in reducing the size of nasal polyps and thus makes breathing easy. It also reduces persistent Stuffiness, snoring, runny nose & sinus congestion, etc.
It is used as an Ayurvedic medicine for cancer & is given in combination with other herbs and herbomineral medicines. In research, oral administration of extract of Bauhinia variegata (250 mg/kg) effectively suppressed liver tumor and decreased the elevated levels of liver enzymes. This shows hepato-protecive activity of kanchnar. Extract of Bauhinia variegata was found to be cytotoxic against human epithelial larynx cancer and human breast cancer cells. The antitumour activity of the extract of Bauhinia variegata (EBV) has also been evaluated against Dalton’s ascitic lymphoma (DAL).
Kanchnar guggul clears all growths and fluid-based accumulations in the body. It specifically reduces swellings, lumps soft/hard/palpable/ fixed/moveable – by drying the excess Kapha.