Accession Number: pdtdbp00055

Details of the Plant

Plant Name : Guduchi
Alternative Names : Gulanshe Tinospara, Gulancha Tinospara, Tinospara, Giloy, சீந்தில் கொடி
Scientific Name : Tinospora cordifolia
Medicinal Parts : Leaf, Stem, Root, Oil
Plant Category : Herb
2° Metabolites (2/46) :
Amritosides, Arabinogalactan polysaccharide, Berberine, Bergenin, Chasmanthin, Columbin, Cordifol, Cordifolisides A, Cordifolisides B, Cordifolisides C, Cordifolisides D, Cordifolisides E, Cordioside, Crude giloininand, Diterpene, Ecdysterone, Gilenin, Giloin, Gilosterol, Glucan polysaccharide, Heptacosanol, 20-Hydroxyecdysone, Isocolumbin, Jatrorrhizine, Magnoflorine, Makisterone A, Nonacosan-15-one, Octacosonal, Palmarin, Palmatine, Palmatosides C, Palmatosides F, Picrotene, Sitosterol, β-Sitosterol, Syringen, Syringine, Syringine apiosylglycoside, Tembetarine, Tetrahydropalmaitine, Tinosponone, Tinosporic acid, Tinosporide, Tinosporidine, Tinosporol, Tinosporone
Phytochemical IDs : pdtdbl00027
Plant Description :
  • The plant oil is effective in reducing pain and edema and in gout and skin diseases.
  • The herb accords longevity, enhances memory, improves health, and bestows youth, betters complexion, voice, energy and luster of the skin.
  • 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.
  • 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, sexual debility and splenic disorders.
  • The starch of the plant serves as a household remedy for chronic fever, relieves burning sensation and increases energy and appetite.
  • The decoction of guduchi, mixed with nimba and vasa, eases the itching and oozing.
  • It benefits general weakness, dyspepsia, impotency, dysentery, secondary syphilis, tuberculosis, jaundice, constipation, leprosy, general debility, cutaneous rashes and condylomata.
  • Guduchi helps in getting rid of renal caliculi and reduces blood urea level.
  • The decoction of guduchi and sunthi is a good combination for treating gout and rheumatic disorders.
  • Guduchi juice, when taken with cow’s milk or lodhra, is effective in combating leucorrhea.
  • The juice is mixed with cumin seeds and consumed to reduce the burning sensation caused due to pitta.
  • The root of guduchi is a strong emetic and used for bowel obstruction.
Plant Keywords : Guduchi, Tinospora cordifolia, Gulanshe Tinospara, Gulancha Tinospara, Tinospara, Giloy, சீந்தில் கொடி
Plant References :
  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tinospora_cordifolia
  2. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1157-tinospora%20cordifolia.aspx?activeingredientid=1157&activeingredientname=tinospora%20cordifolia
  3. http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-herbs/tinospora-cordifolia.html
Guduchi

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