Giloy is one of the most specious and powerful herb that can cure various diseases.It has a special place in Ayurveda and widely use in Ayurvedic medicine.
It is a magical herb. The benefits of this herb is beyond your imagination. It has anti inflammatory, anti diabetic, anti periodic, anti spasmodic, anti arthritic, anti allergic, anti leprotic, anti stress, anti malarial, anti neoplastic, immunomodulatory and hepato protective properties.In Ayurveda the herb is known as “GUDUCHI”. It is called as one of the most divine herbs.
Botanically it is named as Tinospora cordifolia and commonly known as heart leaved moonseed, guduchi etc. Basically it is a climbing plant that grows in the tree and found in the region of India, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
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VARIOUS NAMES OF GILOY IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES :
ENGLISH NAME : Heart Leaved moonseed, Indian tinospora
CHINESE NAME : Xin ye qing niu dan
FRENCH NAME : Tinofolin
THAI NAME : Ching cha chali
SANSKRIT NAME : Amrita, Chinnodbhava
HINDI NAME : Guruchi, Giloy, Gurach
BENGOLI NAME : Gulancha, Giloy
MALAYALAM NAME : Chitamrith, Amritavalli
KANNADA NAME : Amrutaballi, Agniballi
TELUGU NAME : Tippatige, Dussiramu
TAMIL NAME : Silam, Amrida Valli
KONKANI NAME : Amritvel
MARATHI NAME : Guduchi, Gulvel, Amrita, Ambarvel, Amritavalli
URDU NAME : Guluncha, Gurch
ORIYA NAME : Gulancha, Gulochi
PUNJABI NAME : Batindu, Gilogularich
GUJARATI NAME : Gado, Gulo, Galo
ASSAMESE NAME : Hoguni lot
SIKKIM NAME : Gurjo
MIZO NAME : Theisawntlung
MANIPURI NAME : Ningthou khongli
NEPALESE NAME : Gurjo
PARTS OF GILOY THAT ARE USE AS MEDICINE IN AYURVEDA
* The roots : The root of this herb is well known for its anti stress, anti malarial and anti leprotic properties.
* stem : The stem is used for fever and urinary diseases. It has the power to cure jaundice.
The combination of the root and stem with other drugs are used as scorpion sting and antidote to snake bite .
However the dry barks of giloy are also useful. It is known for its anti spasmodic, anti leprotic, anti pyretic and allergic and anti inflammatory activities.
* leaves : The leaves of the herb are also very helpful for our health. It is highly rich in protein, phosphorus and calcium.
* fruits : Every part of this herb is extremely beneficial for human. Even the fruit of the plant is useful to cure various diseases.
FORMS OF GILOY THAT ARE AVAILABLE IN MARKET
* Tablet * powder
* Syrup * juice
NUTRITIONAL FACTS OF GILOY
USES OF GILOY IN VARIOUS DISEASES / HEALTH BENEFITS OF GILOY
In Sanskrit language the herb is called “AMRITA” which means nectar. May be its power to cure many diseases it is named as Amrita. It is a very useful herb with lots of health benefits. The herb is used to cure many diseases like…
in any kind of fever giloy is very effective. The anti spasmodic property of the herb protects us from fever.
In malaria, dengue, swine flu, chicken pox, hepatitis B and E and other kinds of fever the herb is very helpful. The anti malarial and vitro in activating properties help to cure malaria as well as hepatitis.
The anti periodic activities of this plant prevent the periodic fever which may return periodically.
This disease is like slow poison which damage our various organs like heart, kidney, brain, eyes ,legs etc slowly. The anti diabetic property of giloy has the power to decrease the blood glucose level. So the herb is good for diabetic patient. If you are a diabetic patient and want to live a healthy life than start taking giloy from today.
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The arthritis problem is common in women rather than men. It is an inflammation problem of the joint. Generally it is seen that adults over 60 years are faced this problem but in some rare cases children, teenagers and young adults are also victims of the problem as well.
If you want to prevent arthritis then you should take giloy. The stem of giloy is more effective in arthritis problem. Specially the dried stem can produce anti inflammatory effect in our bodies. It is clinically proven. The dried stem has the power to reduce joint pain, stiffness and swelling.
Today most of the people are suffering from depression. They feel stressed and helpless. If you are a victim of depression than try giloy. Believe me it will help to reduce your stress level and anxiety. The anti stress and tonic properties of giloy is very effective for depression. It has the power to detoxify your brain and bring your mind calm.
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The herb is basically for cancer patients also. It has anti neoplastic agent which increases in cell killing. It prevents to develop cancer cell in the body.
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Heart is one of the most amazing part of our bodies which supply the blood to the body. The divine herb is extremely beneficial for our heart health. It helps to purify blood and increase blood circulation. It also reduces bad cholesterol. So it is good for high BP, stroke, cardiac arrest or other heart patient.
Healthy diet is a major factor to stay away from heart disease.
In anemia people don’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry sufficient oxygen to the body’s tissue. people who have suffered from the disease have various symptoms as..
* irregular heartbeat
* yellowish skin
* cold hands & feet
* chest pain
In anemia also giloy is extremely beneficial. It helps to increase hemoglobin and helps in the process of supply blood to the other organs.
MEMORY PROBLEM OR
BEHAVIOUR DISEASES OR
If you have faced memory related problems than you should start taking giloy from today. Because of increasing stress level many people forget their important task of life. The herb can bring miracle to your life.the anti stress property of the herb has the power to reduce your stress level and can make your mind calm. It detoxified our brain and increase blood circulation in brain.
The anti stress and tonic properties of the plant very effective for the children with moderate degree of behaviour disease and mental defects.
Most interestingly it has the power to increase memory power and concentration as well. One can develop his IQ level by using this herb regularly.
The main function of the liver is to filter the blood coming from digestive tract before passing the rest of the body.
For various reasons such as various attack, alcohol use, obesity liver may be damaged. If anyone has faced this problem for a long time it will be dangerous for him. If may lead liver failure. There are lots of symptoms of liver damage like
* abdominal pain and swelling
* chronic fatigue
* dark urination colour
* swelling in ankles and legs
* itchy skin
* loss of appetite……etc
So if you have faced such symptoms please visit a doctor. Liver is a very important organ of our bodies. So never ever ignore it.
Again in this case also giloy is also helpful. The hepatoprotection activity of this herb can prevent damage to the liver.
Leukorrhea is common in women. It is the yellowish or whitish virginal discharge . Virginal discharge is not abnormal .It is the sign of puberty. But when it becomes coloured and smelly than it creates problems among them. It is basically occurs of hormone imbalance in female body. When estrogen is not balance in female’s body then they have faced various health related problems. Leukorrhea is one of them.
To cure this problem the herb is so much effective. It helps to maintain estrogen hormone in female’s body.
Giloy is also useful in Asthma. The antiviral and antibacterial activities of the herb can prevent asthma as well. It makes the lungs strong and increase our immunity to prevent our bodies from various diseases.
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Libido is sex drive or desire for sexual activities. If a person’s libido is not enough than his sexual desires decrease or he may not be interested in intercourse or he may not enjoying it. But for a healthy relationship in between couple and for recreation it is important.
In this case giloy may helpful for you. It helps to increase libido as well as stamina in body.
In jaundice also this herb is extremely beneficial. The hepatoprotection property of the herb has the power to prevent the damage to the liver. However it also increases the blood circulation and purify the blood in our body .
Those who are physically very weak, easily get tired they must use giloy as regular basis. The immunomodulatory activities of the herb will help them to become physically active by increasing immunity. The anti viral, anti bacterial properties protect us from various diseases.
ITCH / ACNE
In Ayurvedic medicine giloy is used for healing itch and acne. It helps to improve the body resistance against infection. The antibacterial activities of the plant is very effective for these problems. Again it has anti allergic property which also help those people who have suffered itching and acne problem for long time.
Every woman wants to become mother. But almost 5% of women can’t able to get pregnant because of infertility. But in this case giloy may helpful for them. In Ayurveda it is used as a medicine for getting pregnant.
COLD AND COUGH
Main reason behind the diseases is low immunity. When the body can’t able to protect us from various and bacteria than such kind of diseases occurs in human body. Giloy has the power to improve our immune system. Again some people have faced periodic diseases like cough comes every month or specific period of time, frequent fever and cold etc. The anti periodic activities of the herb has the ability to cure these problems permanently. So if you are a victim of such periodic diseases than you must try it.
It is one of the most biggest problem that some male have ever faced. Impotence is the inability to maintain or achieve reaction or ejaculation. It has an adverse effects in your marriage. To solve this problem naturally you can use giloy. In Ayurveda giloy is used with other herbal medicine to cure this problem. So don’t worry about it. Nature has the power to solve your problem.
WRINKLES AND PIMPLES
The herb is extremely beneficial for wrinkles, pimples and other skin related disorders. It has antioxidant property which decrease the risk of infection and delaying the aging process. Giloy is so much effective for younger looking skin. Thanks anti aging property of the herb slower down the effect of aging by reducing free radical damage .so to remove wrinkles and pimples you can take giloy as regular basis.
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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
In Ayurveda the herb is also used to control high Blood pressure. It can detoxify the bad cholesterol from your body and increase blood circulation. So it is very useful to maintain blood pressure level.
most of the time because of our own fault indigestion is happening to us. Sometimes we eat or drink too much than we feel discomforts in our upper abdomen and simply that is called indigestion. In indigestion we feel burning sensation in the abdomen, nausea, bloating or gassiness. Again we feel full so quickly after eat something.
In indigestion also you can use giloy with amla surna (Indian gooseberry powder). It brings relief from gas, indigestion acidity or other digestion related issues.
I think most of the people are don’t aware that giloy has the power to lose weight also. It can balance hormones in our body. Mainly for hormonal imbalance we gain weight. There are various other natural herbs for losing weight and giloy is one of them.
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The herb is also beneficial for eye problems like Itching eyes, red eyes, weak vision etc. The antioxidant property of giloy can improve the vision of eyes.
Sometimes we feel pain in ear. With the help of giloy we can relief from the pain. The anti spasmodic property of this herb is work as pain-killer.
SOME AYURVEDIC USES OF GILOY FOR VARIOUS DISEASES
USE OF GILOY IN AYURVEDA
How to use : Take half tbsp of giloy powder and half tbsp of ashwagandha powder and boil it with 1 glass of milk. Drink it daily.
How to use : Take tulsi juice, giloy juice, wheat grass juice and mix it well. drink this juice daily.
How to use : Take 1 tbsp of giloy powder and 1 tbsp of honey and mix it. Have it daily in empty stomach in the morning.
How to use : Take 1 tbsp of trifala powder and 1 tbsp of giloy powder. Add 1 tbsp of honey into it. Take it daily for 5 to 7 days.
How to use : Take 1 tbsp of ginger powder and 1 tbsp of giloy powder. Have it regularly. It will give results within a very short time.
How to use : Drink giloy juice every day during fever. It will help you.
How to use : If you want to increase your libido than take 1 tbsp of giloy powder with 1 tbsp of ashwagandha. Consum it daily before go to the bad at night.
How to use : To relief from cold take 1 tbsp of giloy powder and mix it with 1 tbsp of honey. Have it with empty stomach.
How to use : To increase your vision and cure various eyes related problems drink giloy juice daily.
How to use : To get rid of itchy skin, pimples and wrinkles and other skin related disorders Take 1 tbsp of giloy powder and 1 tbsp of turmeric powder and mix it. Have it daily.
How to use : Take 1 tbsp of giloy powder and 1 tbsp of honey and mix it well. Have it regularly to cure asthma permanently.
PAIN IN EAR
How to use : Take 2 or 3 dress leaves of the Divine herb and make juice from it. Use 2 drops of it into your ear. It will help to relief from the pain
How to use : Take 1 tbsp of Amlaa powder and 1 tbsp of giloy powder. Mix it and consume it when you feel indigestion.
How to use : Giloy is useful in dengue fever also. To relief from dengue take giloy juice, papaya tree leaves juice, Aloe vera juice and wheatgeass juice. Mix it well and drink 1 glass of the juice.
These are some uses of giloy in Ayurveda.
SIDE EFFECTS OF GILOY
Though giloy is a very useful herb for us but it has some side-effects also. Such as….
1. constipation :
In some cases it is seen that people face constipation problem if it taken regularly in high doses.
2. Lower your blood sugar level :
If you are a diabetic patient and take this herb with other medications of diabetes than it may lower your blood sugar level. So before using this herb consult your doctor.
3. Increase autoimmune disease :
It is a disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the healthy cells. In this disease the immune system becomes over active.
So if you use it regularly than follow my way. Take giloy for 2 months and then take a rest for 1 month. After that start it again and stop it when it will complete 2 months. Repeat this process.
before use giloy you should know some points. You must be careful if
* you are pregnant
* breastfeeding woman
* below the age of 6 years
* had a surgery or will have a surgery (2 weeks after or before)
Then don’t take this herb. In these cases it will be harmful for you. Otherwise there is no problem to have it. It is a very useful and beneficial herb.
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