It is also a flowering plant, with the use of aromatic resin or incense obtained from the stem of the Guggal plant as Ayurvedic medicine.
Plant Name – Guggal
Botanical name – Commiphora wightii
Family – Burseraceae
Common Name of Guggal: – Also known as Indian bdellium-tree, Mukul myrrh tree, Gugal, Guggul, Gugul, and Gugulipid.
Short information of Guggal (Commiphora wightii) cultivation
Climate – Extreme temp. with low rainfall.
Plant Habit – Woody perennial.
Method of propagation – Semi-woody Stem cutting.
Economic part – Gum resin (stem).
Sowing time – June.
Alkaloid / Chemical – Z and E gugglusterones.
Medicinal Property – Anti – inflammatory, hypoglycemic.
Growing state in India – Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Native place – India.
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