Guduchi is a tropical climbing herb belonging to the Mernispermaccae family and goes by the botanical name Tinospora cordifolia. Other common names include giloy and heart-leaved moonseed. Besides India, the herb is also found in the tropical areas of Sri Lanka and Myanmar. Considered by Ayurveda as one of the most divine herbs, its extract contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is known to boost overall immune health.
Flushes the excessive “ama” or toxins, boosts digestion and removes waste products from the body
Amps up your metabolism
Known immunity booster due to its immunostimulant properties
Addresses fever, a chronic cough, or a gastrointestinal problem
Battles STDs like syphilis and other skin diseases
Guduchi contains some active adaptogenic constituents, which are mainly diterpene compounds. These include:
Corfolisides A to E
The yellow alkaloid
A gluco sidal bitter principle
Polysaccharides which include arabinogalactan polysaccharide or TSP
Guduchi is considered as the amrit or nectar of Ayurvedic medicine. While it contains several minerals and nutrients that have the ability to rejuvenate your body, it simultaneously, boosts hair growth too. It addresses the skin and scalp’s inflammatory issues very well, while cleansing the system of all toxins. Naturally, hair growth is augmented when the body is cleared of pollutants.