Guggal is a blessing of the Himalayas to the indigenous people of the hills and considered very auspicious. Tribal people collect the plant resin and mix with various herbs to form pure Guggal Dhoop. The fragrance produced by Dhoop is mild, and it also helps in purifying the air. Guggal is used for offering to deities during worship or Havan. Also used in the manufacturing of perfumes and incense. Hindu burn guggal to ward off negativity from the houses. Its essence is also helpful in controlling thyroid and cholesterol levels.