Giloy is most common name of Tinospora Cordifolia. It is also called as Guduchi. In Sanskrit, known as ‘Amrita’ which means ‘the root of immortality’. Obviously the power of immortality makes it a very special herb with other benefits.
Ayurveda is a combination of science and nature and is now being used and accepted all over the world. It is commonly used for various medicinal advantages and can be consumed in a powdered form or soup or Kadha. Another common way to consume it is to prepare a juice out of it. Let’s find the benefits of giloy.
1. Anti-inflammatory Nature
Giloy is anti-inflammatory in nature and helps in reducing common respiratory problems like cough, cold, tonsilitis. It is traditionally preferred to treat ailments such as bronchitis and chronic cough and pacify the mucous membrane of your respiratory system thereby making it very effective against diseases like asthma. So, consider it as very good and natural way to beat cold.
2. Anti-aging property
Giloy plant has anti-aging properties and on regular consumption it help to reduce dark spots, pimples, fine lines and even tone down wrinkles. It gives you that flawless, glowing skin with other added benefits.
3. Improve arthritis
Giloy anti-inflammatory nature makes it anti-arthritic and helps to relieve it’s symptoms. For joint pain relief, the powder from giloy stem can be boiled with milk and consumed. Its regular use along with ginger helps to treat rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Clinical studies have shown to significantly relief from pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
4. Control Diabetes
Giloy acts as a hypoglycaemic agent and helps to control and may treat diabetes (particularly cases of Type 2 diabetes). Regular intake of giloy juice helps to reduce high levels of blood sugar and works wonders.
5. Improve digestion
This herb works wonderfully by improving bowel movement and helps in digestion. It is full of antioxidants and helps in removing toxins from the body and cleanses the system. Taking good care of the liver and kidneys is also one of the many tasks that Giloy stands out in.
6. Boost Immunity
Giloy is well recognised and accepted herb due to multiple benefits. It can improve longevity, enhances memory and improves health. This herb activates the whole immune system and promote vitality.
It is highly recommended that you consume Guduchi (Giloy) after consulting an ayurvedic medicine specialist only. Guduchi is normally consumed in the powdered form. Normal dosage is a teaspoon at a time, taken twice a day. The Dosage might vary depending on the type of health problems. Various concoctions can be made using Guduchi and other herbs such as Ashwagandha. Giloy can also be consumed as a juice or applied topically as a paste for skin problems.
This medicinal herb is a health rejuvenator which is also widely known for its effectivity in enhancing natural immunity to fight against a number of illnesses such as fever, jaundice, skin diseases, constipation and tuberculosis. So, enjoy the benefits of this miracle medicine and be safe.
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