Himanshu Joshi/ Pithoragarh: Ayurvedic medicine (Ayurveda) is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. It was developed in India more than 3,000 years ago. Naturally occurring herbs are used in Ayurveda, which help in providing relief from many types of disorders in the body. Today we are talking about one such plant, which has properties to cure many types of diseases. The name of this beneficial plant is Giloy, which is especially known for increasing immunity. It is used in Ayurveda to improve general health and relieve many problems including fever, infection and diabetes.
People have been using Giloy for centuries but it became famous during the Corona epidemic. Due to its immunity boosting properties, most of the people made Giloy a part of their diet to protect themselves from this terrible disease. Still many people are unaware of its benefits. Today we are not only telling you about its benefits, we will also talk about its correct use and which people should not consume Giloy.
Can excessive consumption be harmful?
Acharya Vijay Prakash Joshi, an expert in Ayurveda in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, said that the use of Giloy is beneficial in all the problems in the body from hair to feet. He has also given important information that excessive consumption of Giloy can also be harmful. It should be used only in limited quantity.
These people should not use Giloy
Acharya Vijay Prakash Joshi told that people suffering from liver and kidney infection should consume it sparingly. Consuming up to 10 grams per day is beneficial, which people can use continuously for three months, consuming more than this can also have negative effects on the body.
What is Giloy?
Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) is originally found in India. This is a vine, which climbs up with the help of a stem. It is considered an essential herbal plant in Ayurvedic and folk medicine, which people use as a treatment for many types of diseases. Giloy is also called Guduchi and Amrita. The word Giloy is a Hindu mythological word, while Guduchi in Sanskrit means something that protects the entire body and Amrit means immortality.
Giloy can cause this problem
⦁ Risk of constipation
⦁ Problem of low blood pressure
⦁ Excessive consumption can also cause diarrhea
⦁ The blood sugar level of the body may drop excessively.
⦁ Adverse effects on liver
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FIRST PUBLISHED: December 25, 2023, 18:38 IST