Giloy: The Ayurvedic Root of Immortality
Giloy is also known as the root of immortality because of its abundant medicinal properties. Giloy is used in traditional kadhas and can be consumed as powder, juice or even tablets.
According to the shloka of Charak Samhita, giloy is used to alleviate Kapha and Vata dosha.
Below are few benefits of Giloy
1. Helps to boost immunity
Giloy is a powerhouse of antioxidants which help to fight free radicals, keeps the cells healthy, fights infection, purifies blood.
It is used by experts in treating heart related conditions and is also used in treating infertility.
2. Treats chronic fever
It helps to get rid of recurrent fever and helps in reducing signs and symptoms of life threatening conditions like dengue, swine flu and malaria.
3. Boosts digestion & treats diabetes
Giloy helps in treating bowel related symptoms. Giloy acts as a hypoglycemic agent and treats diabetes.
4. Reduces Anxiety and stress
Giloy is also used as an adaptogenic herb and helps to reduce stress and anxiety. It helps to get rid of toxins, boosts memory and calms down your nervous system.
5. Treats arthritis
Giloy contains anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties that help to reduce arthritis and it's several symptoms.
The powder from the giloy stem can be boiled from milk and consumed.
Please note: If you are a blood sugar patient consuming giloy it's important to keep your blood sugar levels in check.
Kindly avoid giloy if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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