Doctor Herbs


In sanskrit, giloy is called amrita or nectar because of its extreme usefulness to man with its properties of strengthening the immune system and keeping the function of various body organs in balance.

It can be used as a fresh juice, infusion or in any ready formulation. It purifies the body, destroying toxins of any sort. Earlier, it was administered to cure snake-bite poisoning and was known to revive persons who were almost dead. It can be taken with special benefit by diabetics, people with weak digestion and women with leucorrhea.

Uses & Benefits of Guduchi
  • It benefits general weakness, dyspepsia, impotency, dysentery, secondary syphilis, tuberculosis, jaundice, constipation, leprosy and general debility.
  • It is helpful in treating digestive ailments such as hyperacidity, colitis, worm infestations, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, excessive thirst, and vomiting and even liver disorders like hepatitis.
  • The plant oil is effective in reducing pain and skin diseases.
  • The starch of the plant serves as a household remedy for chronic fever, relieves burning sensation and increases energy and appetite.
  • The herb enhances memory, improves health, and bestows youth, betters complexion, voice, energy and luster of the skin.
  • The decoction of guduchi and sunthi is a good combination for treating gout and rheumatic disorders.
  • Fresh juice of guduchi, when mixed with rock candy, speeds up the recovery in hepatitis patients.
  • It helps in remedying ailments like raktapitta, anemia, cardiac debility, diabetes and sexual debility.
  • Guduchi helps in getting rid of renal caliculi and reduces blood urea level.
  • Guduchi juice, when taken with cow’s milk, is effective in combating leucorrhea.

  • Diabetic patients are advised to use guduchi with caution, since it can lower blood sugar levels.
  • In case you are about to undergo a surgery, stop consuming guduchi two weeks beforehand, since it can interfere with blood sugar control during the surgery.
  • It is better to avoid guduchi during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
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