Commiphora


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Commiphora

 

a genus of plants of the family Burseraceae. They are usually spiny trees and shrubs. There are approximately 185 species, distributed predominantly in arid tropical regions of Africa and Madagascar; some species are found in Arabia, on Socotra Island, and in India. Many species of Commiphora yield valuable resins, balsams, and gums. The species Commiphora abyssinica is the source of the aromatic resin myrrh. Balm in Gilead is obtained from the species C. opobalsamum. Other Commiphora yield aromatic resins known as bdelliums.

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Gugulipid, a derivative of resin from the Commiphora mukul tree, has been used in Ayurvedic medicine since at least 600 B.
New Kingdom texts mention large quantities of sntr from Syria/Palestine, yet frankincense does not occur in this region and the only species of Commiphora present, C.
Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari (Burseraceae family) is threatened, slow growing, multi-branched with soft stem shrub (locally known as guglan or gugral) found in arid, rocky swathes of the Nagarparkar terrain (Fig.
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A heady mix:Myrrh is a red-brown resinous material, the dried sap of the Commiphora myrrha tree, indigenous to Somalia.
Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler oleo-gum-resins (incense and myrrh respectively) are ancient remedies known since the Ancient Egyptian time.
Hypolipidemic and antioxidant effects of Commiphora mukul as an adjunct to dietary therapy in patients with hypercholesterolemia.
The formulation contained the methanolic extracts of selected parts of plants, Commiphora mukul, Allium sativum, Plumbago indica, Semecarpus anacardium, Hemidesmus indicus, Terminalia arjuna, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera and Ocimum sanctum.