Guggulu is a shrub or small tree, reaching a maximum height of 4 m, with thin papery bark. The branches are thorny. The oleo-gum-resin produced by making the incision on the stem is called guggulu-gum.
Guggulu oleo-gum-resin contains a number of compounds – a diterpene hydrocarbon, a diterpene alcohol, Z-gugulsterone,-gugulsterone, guggulsterol-I, guggulsterol- II, guggulsterol-III.
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