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Giloy and Its Medicinal Benefits

Giloy, whose scientific name is Tinospora cordifolia is regarded as one of the vital herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.  The herb translates as Heart Leaved Moonseed in English while it translates ‘Amrita” in Sanskrit that denotes “the root of immortality”. The herb is quite popular to cure more than 100 diseases like chronic fever, allergies, colds, flu, arthritis, hair loss, gout, diabetes, skin disorders, anemia, jaundice, leprosy, and other conditions. The Giloy stem possesses one of the best utilities as it is full of antioxidants that deal with free radicals and restore damaged cells. 

According to the Healthline report, a study was conducted on a group of  75 people having hay fever and it was observed that Giloy helped to reduce the symptoms like a runny and stuffy nose. While 83% of people believed that Giloy helped them to have complete relief from sneezing.

Giloy Health Benefits

A climbing shrub Giloy grows on other trees and is found in India, China, and other tropical areas of Asia and Africa. Giloy is known as anti-arthritic, antipyretic, digestive, anti-inflammatory, anti,-cancerous and blood purifier and that is why it is described as ‘amrita’ in Ayurveda. People have been using Giloy for several years and it is considered as one of the natural immunity boosters. The Giloy capsules have enormous benefits and some of them are listed below:

  1. Relieves Fever:- Giloy Capsules are quite helpful in bringing down your fever. Modern science medicine and Ayurveda, both endorse that Giloy lowers the body temperature, especially in chronic and recurrent cases. The Giloy capsules possess anti-inflammatory properties, reduce body heat, and remove toxins from the body.
  1.  Vitalizer for body and heart:- The Giloy capsules are quite helpful in revitalizing the entire body and heart. The capsules also help in reducing stress levels and dealing with toxins also.
  1. Anti-oxidant and Anti-Cancer Properties:- The Giloy is rich in flavonoids and polyphenols and helps to free the radicals from the body. Moreover, it is a good source of nutraceuticals and is useful in reducing and preventing degenerative diseases. Possessing antioxidative and anti-inflammatory agents, the capsules promote healthy living and serve as an anti-cancer drug as many research reports suggest that the Gilloy capsules can improve the health of chemotherapy patients.
  1. Health and Strong immunity System:- Giloy or Tinospora cordifolia capsules promote the phagocytic activity of macrophages that acts as a defense to our body and are vital to innate and adaptive immunity. The Giloy is also helpful in cytokine production and increases antigen-specific recall response. The capsules not only deal with different infections but also possess immunomodulatory effects that help in keeping the immune system in good health.
  1. Helps in Digestion:- The Giloy capsules are quite helpful in addressing digestive-related problems and gut function. According to many research reports, the Giloy consists of vitalizing properties that not only help in digestion but also prevent stomach infection, acidity, diarrhea, and colitis
  1. Manages Blood Sugar Levels:- Many Ayurvedic experts believe that Giloy helps to treat type 2 diabetes and has shown better results in people having high blood sugar. 
  1.  Anti-arthritic:- Giloy reduces joint pain and inflammation by minimizing the inflammatory friendly cytokines and tumor necrosis.
  1. Cardioprotective:- The Giloy capsules adjust lipid metabolism and protect from heart infarction due to their anti-oxidant properties.
  2.  Neuroprotective:- According to many Ayurvedic experts, the Giloy is quite essential in preserving dopaminergic neurons and helps in better cognition by raising the synthesis of the acetylcholine neurotransmitter.
  3.  Anti-diabetic:- Tinospora cordifolia or Giloy works like a hypoglycemic agent; it stimulates the production of insulin secretion from the pancreas and helps to lower blood sugar levels. Giloy also improves the long-term cellular insulin sensitivity that helps manage diabetes well.
  4.  Prevent respiratory illness:- Traditionally, the Giloy is a known remedy for bronchitis and chronic cough. The Giloy capsules calm down the mucous membrane of the respiratory system thus helping in various respiratory issues like asthma, cough, cold, and tonsils.
  1. Anti-aging:- The Giloy capsules are a well known anti-aging herb as it contains flavonoids that help to fight against cell damage and promotes cell growth. The capsules increase the production of collagen to decrease the known signs of aging thus helping in skin nourishment.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for Giloy rose manifold to deal with the issues related to Skin, weight loss, and more importantly to boost immunity. The Giloy capsules act as a powerful antidote to different ailments and possess certain nutritional benefits and natural healing properties. Buy now Life Aveda Premium Giloy Capsules to get many benefits

About Dr. Ranjana Kaushal

Dr. Ranjana Kaushal (MD Ayurveda) has 11 years of experience in the field of Ayurveda. Right now she is working as an Ayurveda consultant with Life Aveda. She has immense knowledge about herbs, their uses, and formulations. She has published articles related to many herbs and diseases in an international journal. She is also a degree holder in yoga and naturopathy. Read More..

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