Giloy is used in the Ayurvedic medicine from centuries. This beneficial herb is useful for the treatment of many health complications. It is helpful in the treatment of fever, rheumatism, gout and jaundice. It is also useful in the case of bird flu and chickengunia. This herb has antihelminthic, anti arthritic, anti pyretic and blood purifier qualities.
The stem of the plant is used to treat fever, acidity, eye problems and to purify the blood. Fruit of the plant is used for the treatment of rheumatism and jaundice. Root is used for the treatment of leprosy and leaves are for the treatment of rheumatism.
This herb is also rich in antioxidants so protect the body from oxidative damage and prevent the occurrence of many diseases. Giloy is also known to increase the lifespan of humans by preventing many chronic diseases.
The juice from the fresh plant of Giloy is diuretic in nature and can be used in the treatment of water retention and gonorrhea. This herb is also beneficial to boost the immunity of the person. Giloy also enhances the mental clarity; develop intelligence and memory of the person.
For the treatment of skin problems Giloy juice with the Amla and neem is highly beneficial. Giloy can also prevent the negative side effects of the radiation treatment. Studies suggest that the Giloy prevent the problems like infertility and testicular lesions in the male which occurs due to the radiation therapy.
Giloy may also be beneficial for the people suffering from HIV and other autoimmune disorders. It decrease the disease related symptoms and also increase the immunity of the person. Giloy is also beneficial for the treatment of diabetes and hypoglycemia.
Giloy soothes down the nerves and can also be a very beneficial herb for the vata imbalance. It is also used in to control the cholesterol and thus prevent the risk of cardiovascular diseases. It is also used in the convalescence from the severe illnesses, arthritis, food allergies and anemia.
In children this herb can be given for the general debility, digestive disturbances, loss of appetite and fever.
Giloy is also beneficial in the treatment of digestive ailments like hyperacidity, colitis, worm infestations, loss of appetite, abdominal pain and vomiting. It can also be useful for the treatment of liver disorders like hepatitis. For the early recovery from the hepatitis juice of the Giloy is given.
Giloy is helpful in the treatment of renal calculi and it also reduces the blood urea levels. The decoction made of the Giloy is a beneficial treatment for the gout and rheumatic disorders. When taken with the cow’s milk Giloy can be an effective treatment for the leucorrhea.
If there is burning sensation due to elevated pitta then the juice of Giloy mixed with cumin seeds can be highly effective. Giloy also gives a relieve from the problem of constipation.