VediCana Giloy Powder
Giloy, scientifically known as Tinospora Cordifolia or Guduchi in Hindi, is considered highly effective for its high nutritional content and the alkaloids. According to “Charak Samhita”, Giloy is one of the important herbs which helps to alleviate Vata and Kapha Dosha. Studies found presence of Alkaloids, Terpenoids, Lignans and Steroids.
Alkaloids – These compounds found in Giloy, gives a bitter taste and beneficials in blood pressure, pain, malaria and intestine problems.
Terpenoids-These compounds in Giloy, shown to have antibacterial, antiviral and anti-diabetic properties.
Lignans - These compounds have antimicrobial properties, antioxidants as well as have anti-inflammatory properties.
Steroids- Present in Giloy is known for its benefits for skin, wound healing and heart health.
Major Benefits of Giloy or Guduchi.
• Giloy or Guduchi powder is made from the stem of Tinospora cordifolia. It has anti-spasmodic, anti-microbial, anti-osteoporotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, immuno-modulatory, anti-allergic, and anti-diabetic properties.
• Giloy or Guduchi boosts the body's defence mechanism (immunity). Helps to maintain healthy body temperature, blood sugar and blood pressure levels within normal levels. Helps to purify blood and provide skin health. Bitter by nature and a potent immunomodulatory herb. A powerful immunity booster and an anti-allergic herb.
• “Giloy is a universal herb that helps boost immunity”. It is a rich sourch of antioxidants which fight free-radicals, keep your cells healthy and get rid of diseases. Giloy helps to remove toxins, purifies blood, fights bacteria that causes diseases and also combats liver diseases and urinary tract infections.
• Giloy is known to have antioxidants such as lutein which is great for your eyes. These antioxidants help in improving your eyesight and keeping your eyes healthy.
To improve digestion, boot immunity, reduce stress and anxiety ½ teaspoonful along with water before mills is advisable. However consult Health Care Practitioners for better dose regimen as per the Doshas observed in system.
Side Effects of Giloy.
Giloy herb doesn’t have any serious side effects. However, when taken Giloy with other diabetic medications it may lead to low blood sugar levels. Giloy may cause the immune system to become more active which may worsen the symptoms of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Avoid Giloy during lactation.