Giloy is the wonderful herb that gives many health benefits. It is very popularly used in the ancient Ayurveda system. So, here’re some benefits of this herb. It is used in many things. It has lots of advantages. Let us look at some important benefit of this herb and how it can help us.
Medicinal properties of the Giloy are:
- Detoxifying in nature
Giloy has a lot of medicinal benefits because of the presence of the volatile oils, lucosides, fatty acids and alkaloids.
How much are you familiar with the Giloy plant?
- It’s known also known as a climbing shrub popular with names of guduchi, Tinospora cardifolia and amrita. The plant is with the fleshy aerial roots, membranous leaves and cordate, greenish yellow flowers, which bloom in summer with red coloured fruits.
- The plant is also enriched with plenty of phytochemicals like glycosides, alkaloids, steroids, aliphatic compound, sesquiterpenoid, and more that are the reason for fruitful properties like immune modulatory, anti-diabetic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Thus, we can say that Giloy is one great herb for mankind.
As Giloy shows many useful properties, it will help to treat many types of diseases. So here’re
Helps HIV patients
People who are suffering from the HIV and autoimmune disorders are benefitted with the herb. The study was conducted and found that over 60% of the patients who were suffering from the HIV have witnessed the reduction in the disease-related symptoms while given giloy.
Helpful in the radiation treatment
In the study done, giloy will help in preventing negative side effects linked with the radiation treatment. Although the study was done in mice, study shows giloy will prevent the infertility issues among men who go for the radiation treatment.
Helps in treating gout and arthritis
Being anti-inflammatory, giloy helps to treat gout and rheumatoid arthritis. Both are the result of inflammation.
Helps to boost your immunity
Giloy is totally antioxidant in nature and boosts your immunity by increasing efficiency of the white blood cells. This helps in detoxifying liver and kidneys. Being antioxidant it protects the free radical damage.
It’s good for the digestive health
Giloy is very good for treating the ailments connected with the digestion. This works well while taken along with the Indian gooseberry.
Helps to treat type II diabetes
As per studies, it is found out that Giloy can reduce the blood sugar and the lipid levels. Therefore, helps to treat type II diabetes. However, you have to be very careful if you are taking medicines for diabetes.
Helps to treat fever
Giloy is the antipyretic in nature, it helps to treat fever. This is very helpful in treating the dengue fever since it increases the count of the blood platelets. This is helpful for treating malaria.
Since there are so many advantages, this is a herb which is used by many people from all over the world.Disclaimer – The views and opinions mentioned here are the writers’ own thoughts or based on the talks held with some of the professionals of respective fields. Never consider the tips or ideas mentioned on Stay Young & Healthy as a substitute for physician’s advice. At Stay Young & Healthy, we strongly advise you to consult your doctor for more details.