BENEFITS AND PROPERTY OF GUDUCHI (TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA)

Dr. Omprakash Yadav

By Dr.Omprakash Yadav Contact:-shivshivaayurveda@gmail.com Ph no:-+918080747455 /+9196996666426

Introduction OFGUDUCHI (TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA)

Guduchi or Giloy is one of essential ingredient herbs in Ayurvedic formulation for fever.
Amruta / Amrita – it is one of the most used synonym. It means nectar.It is also have anti viral activity.
This are some special quality of guguchi deepanam (kindles digestive fire), dhatukrit (builds the seven bodily tissues), medhayam (rejuvenating for the mind), vayasthaapankarakam (maintains youthfulness and longevity)

AYURVEDA DETAILS OF GUDUCHI (TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA)

GANA

Vayasthapana – group of rejuvenative herbs.
Daha prashamana – group of herbs that reduce burning sensation.
Trishna nigraha – group of herbs that mitigate excessive thirst.
Triptighna – that relieve early satiation.
Stanyashodhana – Group of herbs that cleanse breast milk.

BOTANICAL NAME:-TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA

FAMILY:-MENISPERMACEAE

SANSKRIT NAMES

Amara, Amrita, Amritalata, Amritavallari, Amritavalli, Amrta, Amrtahva, Amrtavalli, Amurta, Bhishak tantrika, Bhishakpriya, Caksalaksanika, Chakralaksana, Chakrangi, Chandrahasa, Chandrapasa, Chchinna, Chchinnaruha, Chchinnodbava, Chchinnodhana, Chikralakshana, Chinnaroha, Chinnaruha, Chinnodbhava, Cittamrt,Dhira, Gaduchi, Goraksha, Guduchi, Guduci, Guducika, Guloochee, Guluchi, Guluci, Jivanthika, Jivanti, Jivantiha, Jivantika, Jwaranashini, Jwarari, Kaphadani, Ksandraparni, Kundalini, Kundalli, Madhuparni, Madhuparnika, Nagakumarika, Nirjara, Pamrodhara, Pittaghni, Pittagni, Rasayani, Shyama, Soma-valli, Somalatika, Somavalli, Surakrita, Tantri, Uddhara, Vara, Vataraktari, Vatsadani, Vayastha, Vishalya,Apriya

DESCRIPTION

Large, glabrous, deciduous, climbing shrubs. Leaves broadly oavte, cordate, long petiolate. Flowers small,yellow or greenish-yellow, appearing when the plant is leafless, in axillary and terminal racemes or racemose panicles; male flowers clustered, females usually solitary

PART USED:-STEM

DOSE:-Kwath 50 - 100 ml, Churna 3 - 6 gm, Satva 1 - 2 gm

CHEMICALCONSTITUENTS

Tinosporine, Tinosporon, Tinosporic acid, Tinosporol, Tinosporide, Tinosporidine, Columbin, Chasmanthin,Palmarin, Palamrine, Berberine, Giloin, Giloinisin, Unosporin, Cordifolon
Anti oxidants:
Ascorbic acid, Lycopene, Carotene, Phenol, Iron, Anthocyanin
Steroids:
Beta–sitosterol, Delta -sitosterol, 20 Beta-hydroxyecdysone, Ecdysterone, Makisterone A, Giloinsterol

AYURVEDA PROPERTIES

GUNA (Quality):-Guru, Snigdh
RASA (Taste):-Tikt, Kashay
VIPAK (Metabolism):-Madhur
VIRYA (Potency):-Ushan
Effect on tridosh:-Tridosh-shamak

Ayurveda Parmacological Action

Rasayani – Rejuvenative
Sangrahini – brings about absorptive nature to stomach and intestines, useful in malabsorption syndrome
Balya – improves strength
Agnideepani – Improves digestion power
Amahara – relieves Ama – indigestion
Trut hara – relieves excessive thirst (as seen in fever)
Dahahara – relieves burning sensation in the body. Note that though Guduchi is Hot in potency, it helps to relieve burning sensation. This action is brought about by its Madhura Vipaka. (Sweet after-taste). Sweetness is coolant in nature.
Mehahara – useful in treatment of diabetes, urinary tract disorders.
Kasahara – Useful to relieve cough
Paunduhara – relieves anemia
kamala – Useful in treatment of jaundice and related diseases of liver
Kushta – Useful in skin diseases
Vatasra – Vatarakta – Useful in gout-arthritis
Jvara – Useful in fever. maxium of Ayurvedic medicines for fever contain Guduchi as an essential ingredient.
Krimihara – useful to relieve intestinal worms.
Vamihara – useful to relieve vomiting.
Prameha – useful in diabetes and urinary tract disorders
Shwasa – useful in difficulty in breathing, (dyspnoea), asthma, Bronchitis
kasa – Cough, cold
Arsha – Piles, hemorrhoids
Krichra – Difficulty in passing urine
Hrudya, Hrudroga – Vatanut – Useful in heart diseases with Vata symptoms such as pain.
Chakshushya – improves vision, good for eyes, useful in eye disorders
Vayasthapana – anti aging, rejuvenating
Vrushya – Aphrodisiac

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Hypoglycaemic, Antihyperglycaemic, Antibacetrial, Antimicrobicidal, Antipyretic, Antiinflammatory, Antiarthritic, Antiallergic, Hepatoprotective, Analgesic, Immunosuppressive, Antistress, Antidiabetic, Antitumour, Adaptogenic, Antioxidant

FORMULATIONS (Yog)

TAILA

Asanabilvadi taila,Baladhatryadi taila, Balaguduchyadi taila, Balahathadi taila, Brihanmarichadya taila, Grahanimihir taila, Guduchyadi taila, Mahamarichadi taila, Triphaladi taila,Vasachandanadi taila, Vishagarbh taila

GHRITA

Amrita ghrita, Dadhika ghrita, Mahatiktaka ghrita, Panchtikta ghrita, Panhatiktaguggulu ghrita, Vajraka ghrita

VATI / RASA

Chandraprabha vati, Dugdha vati, Jvarankush rasa, Kalakuta rasa, Khadiradi gutika (kasa),Mahashankh vati, Manasamitra gutika, Manikya rasa, Marma gutika, Shamshamni vati, Shankh vati, Svacchand bhairav rasa, Sanjivani vati,

CHURNA

Amrtottara kvath churna,Aragvadhadi kvath churna ,Ashmarihar kashay churna,Bharngyadi kvath churna, Brhanmanjisthadi kvath churna, Chaturbhadra kvath churna, Chinnodbhavadi kvath churna, Guduchyadi kvath churna, Narasimha churna, Nimbadi churna, Nimbadi kvath churna, Pancanamrta kvath churna, Pancatikta kvath churna, Panchanimb churna, Pathyadi kvath churna, Patoladi kvath churna, Punarnavashtak kvath churna, Rasnadi kvath churna, Rasnasaptak kvath churna, Stanyashodhan kashay churna, Sudarshan churna, Vasaguducyadi kvath churna

ARISHTA / asava

Amritarishta, Dashmularishta, Devadarvarishta, Mahamanjisthadyarishta, Punarnavadyarishta, Punarnavasava, Sarasvatarishta, Sarivadyasava 

LEHYA / RASAYANA

Chyavanaprasha, Guduchyadi modaka, Kantkaryavaleha

GUGGULU

Kaishore guggulu, Punarnava guggulu, Saptavimsatika guggulu, Trayodasanga guggulu

lauha

vishamjvarantak lauha

Guduchi satva

side effects

There are no actual side effects. It is safe in children, pregnancy and lactation.

Warning:The information here is only for the purpose of knowledge.

consult your Ayurveda Physician or consult at Shiv Shiva Ayurved.

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