Gugulipids - 100 Capsules | 500mg
Gugulipid is widely used in India as a cholesterol reducing agent. Researchers studying the effects of Gugulipids reported that "bad" cholesterol dropped and "good" cholesterol rose.
Natrol® Gugulipid® features standardized extract of Guggul, an extract from the Mukul Myrrh tree, which has been used for centuries in traditional Ayurvedic Medicine. Studies suggest Guggul may enhance heart health by helping to maintain cholesterol levels that are already within a normal range.†
Natrol delivers Gugulipid® in easy-to-swallow capsules.
Size/Form: 100 Capsules | 500mg
Directions: Take 1 capsule, two times daily, with a meal.
Please consult your healthcare professional prior to use if you have or suspect a medical condition, are taking prescription drugs, or are pregnant or lactating.
Q: What is cholesterol?
A: Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in the body. It is produced by the liver and also found in the foods we eat. We need cholesterol for the body to function normally, however too much cholesterol can be harmful for your body.
Q: Why should I be concerned about cholesterol?
A: If you have too much cholesterol in your body, the cholesterol can build up on the walls of the arteries that carry blood to your heart. Too much cholesterol in your body means that you have an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease.
Q: What is "bad" cholesterol?
A: LDL cholesterol sometimes is called “bad” cholesterol. A high LDL level leads to a buildup of cholesterol in your arteries. (Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to your body.)
Q: What is "good" cholesterol?
A: HDL cholesterol sometimes is called “good” cholesterol. This is because it carries cholesterol from other parts of your body back to your liver. Your liver then removes the cholesterol from your body.
Q: What is Ayurvedic Medicine?
A: Ayurvedic medicine (also called Ayurveda) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. It originated in India and has evolved there over thousands of years. In the United States, Ayurvedic medicine is considered complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Q: What is Gugulipid Extract?
A: Gugulipid ( or Guggul) is a natural remedy that is extracted from the gummy resin of Mukul Myrrh tree. The Mukul Myrrh tree is common in northern India.
Q: How does Gugulipid help maintain healthy blood cholesterol already in the normal range?
A: Experimental studies have shown that Guggul may have an impact on cholesterol synthesis as well as cholesterol metabolism.†
Q: If I am taking cholesterol medication, can I take Gugulipid®?
A: People who are taking cholesterol-lowering drugs and other prescription drugs should consult their healthcare professional prior to use.
Q: What is the source of gelatin in Gugulipid easy-to-swallow capsule?
A: 100% bovine.