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Guggal (Commiphora wightii)
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Species Type: Herb

Botanical Name: Commiphora wightii

Synonyms: Commiphora wightii Arnott. (Bhandari)

Common Name: Guggal

Family: Burseraceae

Local Names: Guggal

Sanskrit: Devdhup

Growth type:Shrub with corked and knotty branches.

Uses: Oleo-gum resin - treatment of arthritis and obesity.

Distribution: Africa, Asia, Australia etc.