What is Giloy? And Why is it good for you?


Scientifically known as Tinospora Cordifolia, dates back to the earliest days of Ayurvedic medicine. In a few selected languages it can also be referred to as Gurjo, heart-leaved moonseed & guduchi. 

This ages old herb is indigenous to the tropical regions of India. In ancient Aryurveda, it was an extensively used herb that is known as a supplement so powerful, that it is referred to, in Sanskrit, as "the root of immortality."


The plant's medicinal properties come in abundance. It is said to benefit: 

  • Immunity - It is antioxidants rich! It keeps our cells healthy and fights bacteria that causes other diseases. It is also miraculous because it is a blood purifier and helps remove toxins from the body.  
  • Mental health - Giloy can improve cognitive function, boost memory and helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also aids the repair of damaged brain cells. According to research, extracts of this herb has been seen to help dopamine levels.
  • Fever - Dengue, malaria, swine flu and the very new corona virus have seen to be treated with Giloy. 
  • Digestion - It improves metabolism and is a great supplement for those suffering from constipation. 

Here are the top 10 benefits of Giloy


One of the very effective ways to consume this miraculous supplement is by making yourself different decoction blends. For instance it can be combined with other herbs and spices, like neem, ginger, pepper or cloves. 

There are other ways you can consume giloy, including juice blends, capsules & powder or if you're really keen, chew on it's stem! 

Dhow Nature Foods offer a convenient and natural alternative for this amazing supplement. It is a part of our new capsule range that consists of organic vegan giloy capsules, organic vegan neem capsules, organic vegan moringa capsules and organic vegan turmeric & black pepper capsules.





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