Giloy is an Indian-famous name for this ayurvedic or naturopathic herb that has a lot of health benefits. In English, it is known as Tinospora, and other popular English names are Indian Tinospora, Heart Leaved Tinospora, Moon Seed, and Gulancha Tinospora.
In Ayurveda or Naturopathy, this herb is titled with Sanskrit names Amrtia, Guduchi, Amritlata, Vatsadini, Chakrangi, etc. Giloy (गिलोय) is a Hindi name and other Hindi names are Glo (ग्लो), Guruch and Guduch (गुडूच) and Guduchi (गुडूची). Giloy’s Latin name is Tinospora Cordifolia and of the Menispermaceae family herb. In India, Giloy titled with their local regional language names as:
Giloy in Bangali – Gulancha, Giloe or Palo Gandcha; in Gujrati – Gulvel or Galo; Kannada – Amrutavalli, Amritvalli, Madhuparni or Yuganivalli; in Marathi – Gulavel or Ambarvel; Malayalam – Amritu, Chittamritu or Peyamrytamin Odia -Gulancha or Gulochi; in Punjabi – Gilogularich, Graham or Palo; in Tamil – Amridavalli or Shindilkodi and in Telugu – Amrita, Guduchi or Tippatige.
Tinospora creeper has been found in all of India, and mostly it raises high annular with the support of other trees. Its stem is of light grey colour and from inside deep green. Giloy leaves are heart-shaped as Betel leaves. Giloy stem and leaves juice is used to cure many health problems and is also a great immunity booster. Tinospora stem contains Starch, Giloyn Glucoside, Tinosporin, Pamerin & Tinosporic acid, etc.
Giloy is not only used to treat diseases like cough, cold, fever, jaundice, etc but healthy people also use it to avoid health disorders. In naturopathic remedies, this herb is used to treat the following health diseases or problems.
Giloy Uses in What Diseases
In Chronic fever treatment, Giloy juice is the most useful. If the fever lasts for more than 5-6 days or longer, try this naturopathic remedy. In the night, rinse the Giloy stem in small pieces into the water. In the morning filter it and use this juice about 20 ml, 3-4 times a day till the fever is cured.
Or Chronic fever cured with the Giloy juice or paste proved Clarified butter (Desi Ghee).
Pipali (Piper Longum) powder and Guduchi Kwath mixture also treat Chronic fever at home.
Giloy extract or juice is also good to cure Aeolian fever.
To treat Yellow fever, daily drink cold sugar candy mixed with Giloy juice in the morning.
Tinospora leaves proved oil is another good alternative to cure fever.
The fever patient eats Giloy leaves directly without any naturopath doctor’s prescription. It ends with internal fever and body pain due to fever.
In Malaria treatment, Tinospora extract is very effective.
In the case of Vomit due to fever, then use 20-30 ml decoction with Honey.
Giloy is a panacea herb that treats all types of fevers at home. Taking Giloy regularly avoid you from symptoms of fever. It is supposed to have antipyretic and immunomodulatory properties that can help reduce fever and improve the body’s immunity against infections.
Giloy also has great benefits for the Skin. In leprosy treatment, daily use 2-3 times Giloy juice for 1-2 months unless the disease is cured.
It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties that may help improve skin complexion, reduce acne and other skin conditions, and promote a healthy glow.
In Diabetes treatment, daily drink about 10 ml of Giloy juice.
Another, 1 gm Tinospora quintessence adds about 3 gm honey and is daily used twice time a day, in the morning or evening.
In the case of Sarpi Prameh ( A kind of Vataj Prameh) or Vataj Diabetes, Chitrak (Plumbago Zeylanica L.) is another useful herb. Prepare the decoction of Giloy and Chitrak herbs and use them daily in the morning and evening.
You can also take Giloy juice about 10-20 ml with two spoons of natural Honey to cure Diabetes.
Giloy may help regulate blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity.
To improve eyesight, Prepare the decoction of Giloy juice with Triphala (Harad, Bheda, and Amla) powder. Finally, mix it with Pipali (Piper Longum) and Honey and use it every day in the morning and evening to improve eyesight naturally at home.
Giloy is considered to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and immunomodulatory properties that may help protect the eyes from damage and improve overall eye health.
In the case of Vomiting due to Heat Stroke, mix 4-5 gm sugar candy with 10-15 gm Giloy juice and use daily, twice a day, in the morn and twilight.
Chronic Vomit is also treated with Honey and Giloy water. In 200 ml Giloy water, mix about 25 gm Honey and use, thrice a day for better effect. You can also use Giloy decoction, in spite of Giloy water to cure all types of Puking.
It is thought that Giloy has antiemetic and anti-inflammatory properties and it helps control vomiting and soothe the digestive system.
To cure Haemorrhoids or piles, Prepare the decoction of Giloy, Coriander, and Chebulic Myrobalan (Harad or Haritki in English) and mix some jaggery in it. Daily use it two times, in the morning and the evening to cure piles of haemorrhoids.
Giloy has anti-inflammatory and laxative properties that may help alleviate symptoms such as pain, swelling, and constipation associated with piles.
To cure Jaundice, daily take Giloy juice 20-30 ml with two spoons of Honey, 3-4 a day.
In some places, jaundiced’s patient wears – The Garland of Giloy stems in small pieces.
Giloy also increases blood platelets naturally. Take about 1 litre of Giloy juice, 250 gm stem paste, 4-litre Cow milk, and 1 kg Clarified butter (Ghee). Now heat this mixture on low flame till only Ghee remains behind. Filter it and use daily twice 10 gm Ghee with a cup of milk, in the morning and evening. This herbal formula or remedy increases blood cells and cures Jaundice fast.
To cure Arthritis, use daily 2-3 times, Giloy powder 3-5 gm with milk.
You can also use Giloy Kwath or decoction 20-30 ml, Giloy paste 10-20 gm, and Giloy juice 5-10 ml regularly for some days to cure Gout.
It is considered to have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and immunomodulatory properties that may help alleviate symptoms such as pain, swelling, and stiffness associated with arthritis.
Take the Nasya or inhale the mixture of dry ginger and Giloy. You can also prepare the water mixture of this herbal formula by adding some milk to it. Drink it to cure Hiccough disease.
Due to its antispasmodic properties, it may help control hiccoughs by relaxing the diaphragm.
To cure Urticaria, known as hives, Giloy is a very effective herbal medicine. In Giloy extract mix about 10-20 gm Babchi (Psoralea Corylifolia) and prepare the paste. Apply this paste to cure Hives naturally.
Giloy due to it anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties help reduce the itching, redness, and swelling associated with urticaria.
So, try these 10 best naturopathic remedies with Giloy Ayurvedic herb benefits to cure diseases at home. At the time of this Covid-19 crisis, to avoid Corona symptoms, you are advised to drink Giloy juice or decoction once a week at least. This natural herb has no side effects and prevents you from the common cold, fever, abdominal, and many other diseases. Hence, take advantage of the health benefits of Tinospora.