Commiphora

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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 method entails topically applying to skin a composition comprising an effective amount of Commiphora mukul resin or an extract thereof that includes oleo gum resin.
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. Fitoterapia.
Most of the phytooestrogens-based preparations freely available on the market are proposed as legal and non-toxic anti-oestrogenic compounds (to counterbalance the side effects of anabolic steroids, mainly based on methoxyflafones (Usui, 2006)), as fat lowering products or sexual enhancing compounds based mainly on plant extracts from Commiphora Mukul (Guggulsterone), Eurycoma Longifolia (methoxyflavone), Vitex Agnus Castus and Astragalus Root (isoflavones).