Herbal Supplement for Weight Management



Shedlip capsules contain Garcinia Cambogia, Commiphora Mukul, Aloe Vera, Piper Nigrum which have an effect on basal metabolism as well as it suppresses the appetite and improves the fat metabolism thereby controlling the bodyweight



Composition: Eachcapsule contains:


Garcinia Cambogia Extract                           400 mg

(Standardized for HCA Ca. salt50%)


Commiphora Mukul Extract                           100 mg

(Standardized for Guggallsterone E&Z2.5%)


Aloe Vera Extract                                        10 mg

(Standardized for PolysaccharideContent)


Piper Nigrum Extract                                   10 mg

(Standardized for Piperine95%)


Excipients                                                   q.s.


Uses: According to the age-old scriptures of Ayurveda and other complementary and alternative systems, theherbal ingredients of this product are claimed to be useful in managing abnormal weight gain (obesity).


Dosage: Two capsules two times a day, before meals. The evening dose, preferable with luke warm water. Or as directed by the physician


Contraindications: Not reported in recommended dosage


Side Effects: Not reported in the recommended dosage


Presentation: HDPE pack of 60capsules


Storage: Store in a cool dry place. Protect from light.


Price:  $39.95



Research References: (Primary Ingredients)


Garcinia Cambogia:


Badmaev V., et al. Garcinia cambogia for weight loss [letter]. JAMA 1999;282:233-234.


Conte AA. A non-prescriptive alternative on weight reduction therapy. Am J. Bariatr 1993;17-19.


Heymsfield SB, et al. Garcinia cambogia (hydroxycitric acid) as a potential anti-obesity agent. JAMA 1998280:1596-1600.


Lewis YS, Neelakantan S. (-)-Hydroxycitric acid-the principle acid in the fruits of Garcinia cambogia. Desr Psytochem 1965;4:619-625.


McCarty M., Majeed M., The pharmacology of citrin . In: Majeed M, et al., eds. Citrin. A Revolutionary, Herbal  Approach to Weight Management. Burlingame, CA: New Editions Publishing; 1994:34-52.


Sawada H, et al. Effects of liquid garcinia extract and soluble garcinia powder on body weight change: A possible material for suppressing fat accumulation. Nihon Yukagaku Kaisha 1997;46:1467-1474.


Schaller JL. Garcinia cambogia for weight loss [letter]. JAMA 1999;282:234.





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Dixit VP, Joshi S, Sinha R, Bhargava SK and Varma M. Hyperlipidemic activity of guggal resin (Commiphora mukul) and garlic (Allium sativum Linn.) in dogs (Canis familaris) and monkeys (Presbytis entellus entellus Dufresne). Biochem. Exp. Biol. 16(4):421, 1980.


Kuppurajan K, Rajagopalan SS, Rao TK and Sitaraman R. Effect of guggulu (Commiphora mukul Engl.) on serum lipids in obese, hypercholesterolemic and hyperlipemic cases. J. Assoc. Phys. India., (26):367, 1978.


Nityanand S and Kapoor NK. Cholesterol lowering activity of the various fractions of the guggal. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 11:395, 1973.

 Satyavati GV. Gum guggul (Commiphora mukul)—The success story of an ancient insight leading to a modern discovery. Indian J. Med. Res., 87:237, 1988.


Sharma K, Puri AS, Sharma R and Prakash S. Effect of gum guggul on serum lipids in obese subjects. J. Res. Indian Med., Yoga and Homoeo., 11(2):132, 1976.

 Sidhu LS, Sharma K, Puti AS and Prakash S. Effect of gum guggul on body weight and subcutaneous tissue folds. J. Res. Indian Med. Yoga, Homoeo., 11(2):16, 1976.


Singh RB, Niaz MA and Ghosh S. Hypolipidemic and antioxidant effects of Commiphora mukul as an adjunct to dietary therapy in patients with hypercholesterolemia. Cardiovascular Drugs Ther., 8(4):659, 1994.

 Wu J, Xia C, Meier J, Li S, Hu X, Lala DS. The hyperlipidemic natural product guggulsterone acts as an antagonist of the bile acid receptor. Mol Endocrinol, 16(7):1590-7, 2000.