A comprehensive review on tinospora cordifolia (Giloy): The medicinal plant
Mayur G Jayswal
Tinospora cordifolia is very important medicinal plant, climbing shrub from an important of Ayurveda system of medicine which belong to the family Menispermaceae acting as one of the main source of mew pharmaceutical and health care products. It is commonly called as Amrita, Guduchi, Giloe, Heart moon leaved, and found throughout India. The medicinal qualities and therapeutic uses of giloy as well as its phytochemicals are important as valuable medicinal plant. This paper present a review on medicinal properties, phytochemical, benefits, side effects and toxicity, cultivation etc. in ayurvedic literature Giloy is described as amrita because of its innumerable medicinal properties and it is also said to increases the lifespan of human by preventing them from many chronic diseases. The Giloy is well known for its immunity boosting application and prescribed for the treatments of chronic fever, swine flu, malaria, diabetes, skin problem, urinary problem anemia etc. The Giloy also used in the treatment of coronaviruses because Giloy built a strong immunity in human body against COVID-19. The Giloy climbing on the neem tree is preferred more as compared to other. To fight against covid Giloy is consumed with ashwagandha, tulsi, honey etc. The chemical composition of Giloy belongs to different classes such as alkaloids, steroids, glycoside and polysaccharide like compound having medicinal properties. Giloy having some side effects such as constipation, harm full for autoimmune disorder patient.