Swarna Mahayograj Guggul – Benefits, How To Use, Side Effects, Ingredients

Swarna Mahayograj Guggul is an Ayurvedic medicine, with herbal and mineral ingredients, in tablet form. It is used in treating Rheumatoid arthritis, low back ache etc. This medicine is used more in North Indian Ayurvedic treatment method and should only be taken strictly under medical supervision. 


  • It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of Lumbar spondylosis, Low back ache, Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • It is widely used in many neuro-muscular conditions
  • Post viral fever, when the patient complains of body, muscle and joint pains
  • Bursitis trochanterica,
  • Shoulder dislocation pain

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.

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)
Avascular necrosis
Sensory-neural hearing loss
Ankylosing spondylitis
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.

1 – 2 tablets once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

Side Effects

  • This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
  • Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
  • It is to be avoided in children and pregnant ladies.
  • Make sure to select this medicine from a good company.
  • In high doses, it may cause or worsen gastritis.


Shunti – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis

Pippali & Pippalimoola – Fruit and root of Long pepper – Piper longum

Chavya – Piper Chaba

Ajamoda – Trachyspermum roxburghianum

Indrayava – Holarrhena antidysenterica

Patha – Cyclea peltata

Vidanga – Embelia ribes

Gajapippali –  Scindapsus officinalis

Katuki – Picrorhiza kurroa

Ativisha – Aconitum heterophyllum

Murva – Marsdenia tenacissima

Vacha – Acorus calamus

Triphala –

  • Haritaki – Terminalia chebula
  • Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica
  • Amalaki – Emblica officinalis

Guggulu – Commiphora mukul

Vanga Bhasma – Tin Bhasma

Raupya Bhasma – Bhasma of Silver

Naga Bhasma – Bhasma of Lead

Loha Bhasma – Bhasma of Iron

Abhraka Bhasma – Bhasma of Silica

Mandura Bhasma – Bhasma of Iron

Rasa Sindhura – Mixture of Purified Sulphur and Purified Mercury

Svarna Bhasma – Bhasma of Gold


  • Unjha Ayurvedic Pharmacy
  • Amrita Pharmacy

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