Giloy (Tinospora Cordifolia) is one of the Ayurvedic herbs that has been used as well as recommended in India since ages.
In Sanskrit language, Giloy is called as ‘Amrita’ which means ‘the root of immortality’, due to its numerous medicinal features. Giloy’s stem is of maximum utility, however, its root is also very usable. Both benefits as well as uses of Giloy have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA. Giloy can also be consumed in the form of juice, powder and even capsules.
Here are the benefits of Giloy:
1) Boosts Immunity
Giloy is one of the universal herbs that can boost your immunity. Giloy is an antioxidant’s powerhouse that particularly combats free-radicals, makes your cells healthy as well as keep you out of diseases. It also helps to remove toxins, cleanse the blood, combats bacteria causing diseases. Do you know that Giloy is used by experts to treat heart diseases and treating infertility? Yes. It is!!!
2) Cure Chronic Fever
Giloy helps to get rid of recurrent fevers. As it is anti-pyretic in nature, Giloy can cut down symptoms & signs of a lot of life-threatening conditions such as Swine Flu, Malaria, and even Dengue.
3) Improves Your Digestion
Giloy is very advantageous in improving digestion & treating bowel related problems. Note: You can take 1.5 grams of giloy powder along with some amla daily to maximize the results, and for treating constipation, you can use it with jaggery.
4) Treat Diabetes
Giloy behaves like a hypoglycaemic agent as well as helps to treat diabetes, especially Type 2 diabetes. Giloy juice also helps to cut down high levels of blood sugar as well as works wonders.
5) Cut Down Anxiety & Stress
Giloy is used as an adaptogenic herb that is helpful to cut down anxiety & mental stress. It also combats toxins, increases the memory power, calms you down as well as is an excellent health tonic if it is mixed with other herbs.
6) Combats Respiratory Issues
Giloy is well-known for its anti-inflammatory advantages and reduces respiratory issues such as tonsils and frequent cold.
7) Treats Arthritis
Giloy has anti-inflammatory & anti-arthritic features that treat not at all arthritis but also its numerous symptoms. The powder from the giloy stem can be boiled with milk & drank to treat your joint pain or can be used with ginger to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
8) Decreases Asthmatic Symptoms
Asthma causes wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath or chest tightness making it very difficult to heal such a dangerous condition. Chewing on giloy root or drinking giloy juice can help such asthma patients. It is also often suggested by experts.
9) Improves Your Vision
Giloy plant is applied to the eyes in many parts of India to improve vision clarity. You just need to boil Giloy powder in water, allow it to cool down and finally apply over your eyelids.
10) Decreases Signs of Ageing
Giloy plant consists of anti-aging features that help you to reduce pimples, dark spots, wrinkles and fine lines. Giloy also gives you that glowing & flawless skin you have always wanted.
Use Giloy–the most natural as well as safe herbal remedy!!!