Commiphora

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Related to Commiphora mukul: Withania somnifera
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Noun1.Commiphora - genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
Commiphora meccanensis, balm of gilead - small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
Commiphora myrrha, myrrh tree - tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh
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The resin of Commiphora wightii or Commiphora mukul (gugulipid), a small, thorny tree native to India, has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat lipid disorders.
It is made with a natural ingredient derived from the Indian Commiphora mukul tree that stimulates the production of fat in breasts and of women who tested it, 80 per cent saw up to a 4cm increase in just six weeks.
The hypolipidemic natural product Commiphora mukul and its component guggulsterone inhibit oxidative modification of LDL," Atherosclerosis, vol.
Antibacterial activities of some constituents from oleo-gum-resin of Commiphora mukul.