Trayodashang Guggul is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine. It is in tablet form. It is also known as Trayodasanga Guggul tablets, Trayodasanga Gulgulu etc.This tablet has Guggulu (commiphora mukul) as its base. It is widely used in the Ayurvedic treatment of joint pain related disorders. Here, Guggulu is treated with 13 ingredients. So the name Trayodashang.
Trayodashang Guggul benefits
It is widely used in the Ayurvedic treatment of low back pain, sciatica, arm pain, locked jaw, knee joint pain, foot pain, arthritis pain and myalgia.
Post viral fever, when the patient complains of body, muscle and joint pains
Bursitis, Plantar fasciitis
Shoulder dislocation pain
Doctors also prescribe this medicine for the treatment of –
Sciatica, Lumbar spondylosis
Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata
It is useful to promote strength of bones and joints.
It acts as an excellent anti inflammatory and analgesic medicine.
It is used for the treatment of ankle pain, ankle twitch, slipped disc, sprain, back spasm, backache, back injury, stiffness of muscles, Coccyx pain
Partially useful in (other medications might be required)
Sensory-neural hearing loss
Pain related to SLE
Avoid deep fried foods, heavy-to-digest non veg foods, fast foods and aerated drinks, smoking and excess alcohol. These can irritate stomach and intestinal lining. These also may increase Tridosha.
Trayodashang Guggul 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 gruel, warm water, alcohol, milk or meat soup, based on disease.
With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and Allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take Allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.
Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.
With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.
Trayodashang Guggul 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.
Trayodashang Guggul Ingredients
Abha – Acacia nilotica Linn. / indica / arabica Willd – 1 part
Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera – 1 part
Hapusha – Juniperus communis Linn – 1 part
Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia – 1 part
Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus – 1 part
Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris – 1 part
Vriddhadaru – Argyreia speciosa – 1 part
Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata – 1 part
Shatahva – Anethum sowa Kurz. – 1 part
Shati – Hedychium spicatum – 1 part
Yamani – Trachispermum amami – 1 part
Nagara – Ginger – Zingiber officinale – 1 part
Kaushika – Purified Guggulu – 12 part
Sarpi – Ghee – 1 part
Method of Preparation
Crushed purified guggulu is added with fine powders of ingredients from Abha to Ginger and pounded well till it forms semi solid consistency. Ghee is added at regular intervals to facilitate smooth pounding. It is then rolled into pills, dried and packed in tightly closed containers.
Bhaishajya Ratnavali Vataroga Adhikara 89-92
Trayodashang Guggulu DS tablet is the same medicine in double strength. Dose is usually 1 tablet 2 times a day after food.