17 Amazing Health benefits of TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA(Giloy/Amrita/Guduchi)
Tinospora cordifolia (Family: Menispermaceae) commonly known, as “Amrita” or “Guduchi” is an important drug of Indian Systems of Medicine (ISM) and used in medicines since times immemorial. The drug is well-known Indian bitter and prescribed for fever, diabetes, dyspepsia, jaundice, urinary problems, skin diseases, and chronic diarrhoea and dysentery. Because it has also been shown to be useful for the treatment of heart disease, leprosy, helminthiasis, and rheumatoid arthritis. The starch derived from the stem known as “Guduchi-satva “is highly nutritious, digestive and used in many diseases. According to the last two decades, the drug has undergone extensive phytochemical, pharmacological and clinical investigations and many interesting findings.
Top Benefits of Tinospora Cordifolia (Giloy)
1. Boosts Immunity
Giloy is a universal herb that helps boost immunity. It is a powerhouse of antioxidants which fight free-radicals, keep your cells healthy and get rid of diseases. Giloy helps remove toxins, purifies
2. Skin diseases
3. Treats Chronic Fever
Giloy helps get rid of recurrent fevers. Since Giloy is antipyretic in nature, it can reduce signs and symptoms of
4. Purges Toxins Or “Ama” From The Body
5. Anti-HIV Effects
TCE has been shown to demonstrate a decrease in the recurrent resistance of HIV virus thus improving the therapeutic outcome.Anti-HIV effects of TCE was revealed by reduction in eosinophil count, stimulation of B lymphocytes, macrophages and polymorphonuclear leukocytes and hemoglobin percentage thus, revealing its promising role of application in management of the disease.
Panacea for Liver Diseases
Paranchymal tissue proved effective for fibrous prevention and regeneration It helps to vitalize the liver and prevent any further damage to this vital organ. Its decoction is also good for kidney and heart.
7. Prevent Cancer
It stimulates the proliferation of stem cells and increases total white blood cells and bone-marrow cells, thus enhancing antibody-producing cells and phagocytic activity. Giloy extract has proved useful in reducing the chemotoxicity induced by free radical chemicals. Oral administration of rasayanas together with other herbal medicines found to protect against cyclophosphamide.
8. Increases the Blood Count
Giloy cures dengue fever in early stages without any side effects. The platelets are significantly increased and the body temperature is lowered. If the platelets are too low, it may take at least 4- 5 times a day. So we can believe that Giloy has liver protection properties.
9. Stress Buster
The aqueous, alcoholic, acetone and petroleum ether extracts of the stem of Tinospora Cordifolia helps body coping with stress.
10. Diabetes Control
Giloy gives immediate and beneficial effect in glucose tolerance and adrenaline induced Hyperglycemia. It helps in the production of insulin and enhances the capacity to burn glucose. It decreases the blood sugar level.
11. Arthritis Treatment, Anti-Osteoporotic Effects
In the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, single or synergistic formulations of Tinospora
12. Anti-Ageing Properties
It used to treat signs of aging. This includes anti-aging properties that reduce dark spots, pimples, wrinkles, and fine lines. It keeps your skin bright, young and lovely.
13. Heart Disease
Giloy and piper nigum have a positive effect on heart conditions such as angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, ischemic heart disease,
14. Giloy for Urinary Infections:
GiloGiloy uses urinary infections such as uricouria, ketonuria, glycouria, haematuria, albuminuria, dysuria, crystaluria, cystitis burning micturia, urethritis and diabetes mellitus in particular.
15. Promotes Sexual Health
In Ayurveda, Giloy is well known for his aphrodisiac benefits. Because it can effectively address various sexual health problems, such as impotence and involuntary ejaculation.
16. Improves Eye-Sight
Giloy might help in improving the clarity of vision. To get the benefits of Giloy for your eyesight, boil Guduchi powder or Guduchi leaves in water. Once it cools down to apply it to the eyelids.
17. Purify Blood
As a blood purifier, it is beneficial in skin diseases. So it also has antipruritic action, so that it helps to relieve itching.