Yogarajagulgulu Gulika

Yogarajagulgulu Gulika is a classical Ayurvedic medicine known for its effectiveness in managing various joint disorders and related conditions. It is a pill or tablet formulation prepared using a combination of potent herbs and minerals. Here’s a detailed description:


Guggulu (Commiphora mukul): A resin known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, commonly used in Ayurvedic formulations for joint disorders.
Yogaraja Guggulu: This is a specific formulation that includes various herbs like Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata), Devadaru (Cedrus deodara), Triphala (a combination of three fruits: Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki), etc. These herbs are known for their anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and rejuvenating properties.
Nirgundi (Vitex negundo): Known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects, it is often used in treating musculoskeletal disorders.
Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris): It is known for its diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties and is beneficial for joint health.
Eranda Taila (Castor Oil): Used for its lubricating properties which are beneficial for joint health.
Triphala: This combination of three fruits (Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki) is known for its detoxifying and rejuvenating properties.

Therapeutic Uses:

1. Joint Disorders: Yogarajagulgulu Gulika is primarily used for managing various joint disorders like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, etc. It helps in reducing pain, inflammation, and stiffness in the joints.

2. Muscle Pain and Stiffness: It is effective in relieving muscle pain and stiffness associated with musculoskeletal conditions.

3. Anti-inflammatory: The combination of herbs in this formulation has potent anti-inflammatory properties, making it useful in conditions with inflammation.

4. Digestive Health: It aids in improving digestion and absorption, indirectly benefiting joint health.

5. Nervous System Support: Some of the herbs in this formulation also have a calming effect on the nervous system, providing relief from associated discomfort.


The typical dosage of Yogarajagulgulu Gulika is 1 to 2 tablets, usually taken two times a day, or as directed by an Ayurvedic practitioner.


– It’s important to take this medicine under the supervision of a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner.
– Pregnant and lactating women should consult a healthcare professional before use.
– Self-medication is not advised. Always seek guidance from a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner.

As with any herbal medicine, it’s crucial to consult a healthcare professional before starting any new treatment, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are taking other medications.

It is mainly prescribed for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, Skin diseases, Piles Arthritis, fistula, Male genital disorders, and Epilepsy, Improves the regeneration of cells, thereby leading to increased vigor and vitality. The main ingredient of this medicine is – Commiphora wightii  – Guggul 

The reference text is Bhaishajya Ratnavali – Amavatarogadhikara

Medicinal plants and other ingredients used in the preparation of Yogarajagulgulu Gulika

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