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Ayurvedic plant Guduchi -Tinospora Cordifolia- giloy


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Ayurvedic plant Guduchi -Tinospora Cordifolia-giloy

Botanical Description of Guduchi -Tinospora Cordifolia

BOTONICAL NAME : Tinospora cordifolia
FAMILY:  Menispermaceae
STRUCTURE: A big climber (glabrous).Climbs on large trees.
Stems:-Fleshy
Roots:-long thread like, aerial, arise from branches.
Bark Thin, greyish or creamy white in colour, When peeled fleshy stem is exposed.
Leaves:- Cordate (heart shaped), membranous, juicy.
Flowers:- Bloom during summer
Male flower:-Small, yellow or green coloured occur in clusters.
Female flower Occur singly.
Fruits:-Pea shaped ,fleshy, shiny turn red when boiled. Occur in winter
Seeds:- curved, pea sized. Flowers and fruits . .
HABITAT: Found throughout tropical India, ascending to an altitude of 1000 ft
PHARMACOLOGY: Studies on induced oedema and arthritis and on human arthritis proved anti-inflammatory potency of the water extract of plant. It also has antipyretic action. This drug relaxes the intestinal and uterine smooth muscles. It is proved effective in prevention of fibrosis and in stimulating regeneration in hepatic tissue
Information provided by Raghu and Rashmi
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION :Contains alkaloid - Berberine and a glucosoid - Giloin

 

 
 
Ayurvedic Description of plant Guduchi -Tinospora Cordifolia- giloy

SANSKRIT NAME : Guduchi, Madhuparni, Amrita, Chinnaruha,
Vatsadaani, Tantrika,Kundalini, Chakralakshanika
LOCAL NAMES(in India) :Giloya, Guduchi (Hindi), Gulancha(Bengali),Tippaatigo (Telugu), Shindilakodi (Tamil), Gulavel (Marathi),Galo (Gujarati),Amrita balli(kannada).
PROPERTIES
(ayurvedic)
Guna :- Guru,Snighda
Rasa :- Tikta,Kashaya
Veerya :-Ushna
Vipaka :- Madhura
KARMA (Action) :
Tridoshahara (Balances vitiated Tridoshas)
Kushtaghna,Vedanastaapana (Cures skin diseases and relieves pain)
Jwaraghna (reduces fever),
Vrishya (aphrodesiac),
Rejuvenator (Rejuvenates body systems),

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