Dhootapapeshwar Swayambhuva Guggul: Benefits, Side Effects, Ingredients and Dosage


By NS Desk 08-Sep-2022

Swayambhuva Guggul Benefits

Dhootapapeshwar Swayambhuva Guggul is a plant-based Ayurvedic medicine which is extensively mentioned in the ancient Ayurvedic guide to making medicines Bhavprakash in Madhyam Khand in the Skin Diseases chapter of Shlok 69 to 72. It is an anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antipruritic and analgesic used in many diseases.

Its main ingredient is Guggulu, one of the best drugs for controlling high Vat Dosh. It is mainly used for skin diseases such as eczema, itching, leukoderma, psoriasis, etc. It is also used in diabetes, obesity, kidney stones, hepatomegaly, severe pain. Guggulu is one of the best pain relievers in Ayurveda and is therefore also used as a very effective medicine for joint and abdominal pain. It comes in the form of tablets of 250 mg each, making it easy to take in measured doses and use.

Swayambhuva Guggul is 100% Ayurvedic and safe and is available in tablet form in the market. The dose of Swayambhuva Guggul depends on the age, sex, weight and condition of the patient. So let us start with this article which will give you complete information about Dhootapapeshwar Swayambhuva Guggul.

Swayambhuva Guggul Ingredients

  • Chitrak
  • Kutaj
  • Guggulu
  • Amaltas
  • Haridra
  • Guduchi
  • Nimba
  • Haritaki
  • Gorakhmundi

Swayambhuva Guggul Benefits

It is highly effective for itching as it contains many antimicrobial and antiperspirant components. Blood purifiers, antimicrobials, they all work very well together for skin problems like itching.

Skin Disorders
It is widely used in almost all kinds of skin diseases such as itching, eczema, psoriasis, leukoderma, etc. Its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, laxative, aperitif and blood-purifying content controls the doshas in skin diseases very effectively, giving very quick and pleasant results. . It also controls skin color, which is often affected in skin diseases. It not only cures skin diseases but also improves skin texture and complexion and makes skin much more beautiful when used with other medications and all diet and lifestyle precautions are followed.

Kidney & Gall bladder Stones
It has diuretic and liver tonic components that help reduce and eliminate kidney and gallbladder stones. It increases digestion and BMR, thus stimulating stone elimination.

Microbial Infections
It has rich antimicrobial properties. It is highly effective in infectious diseases like any kind of skin infection, wound infection, intestinal infection etc.

It is very effective in almost all types of inflammation. It also reduces pain, redness, and inflammation. It can be used for infections, wounds, postoperative care, etc. It also reduces joint inflammation, which is quite common in orthopedic conditions.

Pain Management
It has enough analgesic components to effectively treat common pains like joint pain, abdominal pain, inflammation pain, gallbladder stone pain.

Swayambhuva Guggul Dosage

  • It is 250 mg each tablet. The maximum adult dose is 6 tablets per day. It can be used in divided doses two or three times a day.
  • In children, the dose can be 1-2 tablets twice a day.
  • Strictly follow the instructions of the attending Ayurveda doctor.

Anupan (the drug companion)

  • Depending on the disease, the patient and the environment, it should be taken with honey or warm water or ghee.
  • It can be taken directly with warm water. But it must be crushed and mixed properly when used with honey or ghee.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Q. Can it be taken on self?
No, it is an Ayurvedic medicine. Although it is an over-the-counter drug, it should only be taken under the supervision of an Ayurvedic practitioner.

Q. What if I take overdose accidentally?
It depends on the ‘overdose. In any such case contact your treating Ayurveda Physician as soon as possible.

Q. What is the age limit for children to use this?
It can usually be given to children older than 2 years. Don't go self-medicating. Consult an Ayurvedic paediatrician for proper treatment and details.

Q. Can I take this with aloe vera juice?
No, it can be taken only with honey, lukewarm water or ghee. Consult an Ayurveda Physician for the choice. 

Q. Can it be used by breastfeeding mothers? 
Yes, it can be safely used by nursing mothers in limited doses and with the right Anupan, following the dietary and lifestyle restrictions recommended by the attending Ayurvedic Doctor.

Q. Is it safe to use in diabetes? 
Yes, it is in fact quite useful in diabetes but needs to be used under the supervision of an Ayurveda Physician only.

Q. Can it be used with psychological disorders management drugs? 
Yes, it can be used with the medicines used in psychological disorders. It in fact decreases Vat Dosha which is the main Dosha in psychological disorders. 

Q. Does it increases weight? 
No. It in fact decreases obesity by increasing the BMR. 

Q. In which Dosha it should be avoided? 
Contact an Ayurveda Physician before taking any Ayurvedic medicine. Generally it is avoided in highly elevated Pitta Dosha disorders (like Bhasmak rog). 

Q. Can it be used by age old patients with joint pain? 
Yes. It is highly effective & useful for age old patients as it decreasea Vat Dosha which is increased in old age. It not only relieves the joint pain but also increases the appetite & relieves constipation also (the most common ailments in old age).

Swayambhuva Guggul Reference

The widely used highly effective medicine is mentioned in Bhavprakash, the ancient Ayurvedic Guide for drug manufacture. It is mentioned in the  Madhyam Khand in the skin diseases chapter in 4 shlokas in details, from shlok 69-72.

Disclaimer - The aim of the article is just to convey information to you. Use any medicine, therapy, herb or fruit please do it under the guidance of a qualified Ayurveda doctor.