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Yogarāja Guggulu

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Yogarāja Guggulu Vati is preparation made with the ingredients in the Formulation Composition, given below, with Guggulu as the basic ingredient.

Formulation composition

Citraka API Plumbago zeylanica Rt. 1 part
Pippalīmūla API Piper longum Rt. 1 part
Yamānī (Yavānī API) Trachyspermum ammi Sd. 1 part
Kāravī (Kṛṣṇa Jīraka API) Carum carvi Fr. 1 part
Viḍaṅga API Embelia ribes Fr. 1 part
Ajamodā API Apium leptophyllum Fr. 1 part
Jīraka (Śveta Jīraka API) Cuminum cyminum Fr. 1 part
Suradāru (Devadāru API) Cedrus deodara Ht. Wd. 1 part
Cavya API Piper chaba St. 1 part
Elā (Sūkṣmailā API) Elettaria cardamomum Sd. 1 part
Saindhava Lavaṇa API Rock Salt 1 part
Kuṣṭha API Saussurea lappa Rt. 1 part
Rāsnā API Pluchea lanceolata Rt./ Lf.* 1 part
Gokṣura API Tribulus terrestris Fr. 1 part
Dhānyaka API Coriandrum sativum Fr. 1 part
Harītakī API Terminalia chebula P. 1 part
Bibhītaka API Terminalia belerica P. 1 part
Āmalakī API Emblica officinalis P. 1 part
Mustaka (Mustā API) Cyperus rotundus Rz. 1 part
Śuṇṭhī API Zingiber officinale Rz. 1 part
Marica API Piper nigrum Fr. 1 part
Pippalī API Piper longum Fr. 1 part
Tvak API Cinnamomum zeylancium St. Bk. 1 part
Uśīra API Vetiveria zizanoides Rt. 1 part
Yavāgraja (Yava) Kṣāra API Hordeum vulgare Water soluble ash of Pl. 1 part
Tālīsa Patra API Taxus wallichi Lf. 1 part
Patra (Tejapatra API) Cinnamomum tamala Lf. 1 part
Guggulu API -Śuddha Commiphora wightii O.R. 27 parts
Sarpi (Goghṛta API) Clarified butter From Cow's milk 1 part

Method of preparation

  • Take all the ingredients of the pharmacopoeial quality.
  • Wash, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 1 to 27 of the formulation composition separately and pass through sieve number 85, weigh them separately in the required quantities and mix.
  • Crush weighed quantity of Guggulu-Śuddha, add fine powder of other mixed ingredients to it and pound well.
  • Add Ghrta in small quantity at regular intervals for smooth pounding and continue pounding till a semi-solid uniformly mixed mass of suitable plasticity is obtained.
  • Expel the mass through Vati machine fitted with a suitable die and cut the Vatis to a desired weight.
  • Roll the Vatis on flat surface to round them by circular motion of palm covered with a glove and smeared with Eraṇḍa Taila or use suitable mechanical device.[1]


  • Dark brown spherical Vati with spicy pleasant odour and astringent taste.


  • Store in a cool place in tightly closed containers, protect from light and moisture.

Therapeutic uses

  • Udararoga (Diseases of abdomen), Āmavāta (Rheumatism), Āḍhyavāta (Gout), Kṛmi (Worm infestation), Duṣṭavṛna (Non-healing ulcer), Plīhāvṛddhi (Splenomegaly), Gulma (Abdominal lump), Ānāha (Distension of abdomen), Arśa (Piles), Agnimāndya (Digestive impairment), Daurbalya (Weakness), Sandhigata Vata (Osteoarthropathy), Majjāgata vāta (Bone marrow disorders).


  • 2-3 g daily in divided doses.


  • Warm water and milk.

Physico-chemical parameters

Loss on drying Not more than 10 per cent
Total ash Not more than 6 per cent
Acid-insoluble ash Not more than 1 per cent
Alcohol-soluble extractive Not less than 16 per cent
Water-soluble extractive Not less than 19 per cent
pH (1% aqueous solution) 4.7 to 5.0