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
STRUCTURE: A big climber (glabrous).Climbs on large trees.
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).
Guna :- Guru,Snighda
Rasa :- Tikta,Kashaya
Vipaka :- Madhura
KARMA (Action) :
Tridoshahara (Balances vitiated Tridoshas)
Kushtaghna,Vedanastaapana (Cures skin diseases and relieves pain)
Jwaraghna (reduces fever),
Rejuvenator (Rejuvenates body systems),
Also read Ayurveda medicinal properies of Guduchi
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