. Guggul oleo-gum-resin (Cummiphora mukul) is obtained from an indigenous tree of India and has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic practices. Today the herb is well-recognized for promoting cardiovascular health and for helping to maintain cholesterol levels that are already within the normal range. Standardized extracts are guaranteed to contain a specific quantity of a known marker compound, and are laboratory tested to insure consistent potency. Manufactured to cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) standards; Free of synthetic ingredients.