Giloy powder (100gm)
What is Giloy?
Giloy is scientifically known as Tinospora Cordifolia or Guduchi in Hindi. The stem of Giloy is considered highly effective because of its high nutritional content and the alkaloids found in it but the root and leaves also can be used.
According to a shloka of Charak Samhita, Giloy is one of the main herbs with a bitter taste. It is used in various disorders and also helps alleviate Vata and Kapha dosha.
Giloy also gets its name Heart-leaved moonseed by its heart-shaped leaves and its reddish fruit.
What are the medicinal properties of Giloy?
The stem of Giloy is considered highly effective because of its high nutritional content and the alkaloids, glycosides, steroids, and other compounds found in it, but the root and leaves also can be used.
These compounds present in Giloy have effective against various disorders, such as diabetes, cancer, neurological problems, fever, etc.
How to consume Giloy?
As per Ayurveda, Giloy can be consumed in either a powdered form or can be in the form of kadha (decoction) or even juice. Nowadays it is also available in capsules and readymade powder. Giloy applied topically too as a paste for skin problems.
The regular dose of Giloy is a teaspoon at a time, taken twice a day. The dose might vary depending on the type of health problem.
How to prepare Giloy Juice?
To prepare Giloy juice, you need some clean, chopped branches of the plant. Blend these chopped branches with a cup of water in fine, green liquid paste. Now, sieve this green paste to make a Giloy juice.
Health Benefits of Giloy
Giloy is a strong immunity booster, anti-toxic, antipyretic (that reduces fever), anti-inflammatory, antioxidant. This classical medicine is the ultimate answer to all health anomalies.