In Ayurveda, Giloy is considered one of the best medicine to treat various fevers and other conditions. Giloy is one of the three Amrit plants. Amrit means the 'root of immortality. Hence, it is also called Amritavalli or Amrita in Sanskrit.
Giloy removes toxins from the body, purifies the blood, and fights bacteria. It is especially beneficial for people with liver disease. It is antipyretic in nature, which means it can reduce fever and ease the symptoms of life-threatening fevers like dengue, swine flu, and malaria.
What is Giloy?
Giloy is scientifically known as Tinospora Cordifolia or Guduchi in Hindi. The stem of Giloy is considered highly effective because of its high nutritional content and the alkaloids found in it but the root and leaves also can be used.
How to consume Giloy?
As per Ayurveda, Giloy can be consumed in either a powdered form or can be in the form of Kadha (decoction) or even juice. Nowadays it is also available in capsules and readymade powder. Giloy applied topically too as a paste for skin problems.
Healthy Benefits of Giloy:
Controls blood sugar level
Reduces stress and anxiety
Treats arthritis and gout
How to make Giloy Kadha?
Add 1 cup of water to a vessel
Boil the water
Now add 1 tsp Giloy powder
Mix it well
Optional – You can also add Basil leaves (Tulsi)
Allow it to boil for some time
Giloy Ayurvedic Kadha is ready to serve
For taste, you can add honey (optional)
For best result drink it early morning, empty stomach.
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