Gulvel (Giloy)


Gulvel Scientific Name

Tinospora cordifolia

Gulvel Other Names

English: Indian Tinospora, Bile killer, Heart Leaved Moonseed, Gulancha Tinospora, Moon Creeper, Tinospora
Hindi: Chinnaruha, Giloy, Gulunch, Gurch, Pittaghni, Jivanti, Jivantika
Sanskrit: Agnisikha, Amrta, Amrtavallari, Chadmika, Jivantika

What is Gulvel?

Gulvel, commonly known as Giloy, is an herb that has been used in Ayurveda and other forms of Indian medicine for a long time. Gulvel’s stem is known to be highly effective in healing because it is high in nutritional content. Gulvel juice can help to manage fevers and improve immunity because of its antipyretic properties. Additionally, Gulvel is commonly used by diabetteic patients because it tastes bitter and manages glucose levels. Overall, Gulvel helps to manage weight and improve metabolism.

Common forms of Gulvel

Powder, Tablets, Capsules, Juice

Gulvel is commonly used for:

Gulvel Dosage

Juice: 2-3 teaspoons of juice, once or twice a day.
Powder: ¼-½ teaspoon twice a day.
Tablet: 1-2 tablets twice a day.
Capsule: 1-2 capsules twice a day.
Extract: 1 pinch twice a day.

Gulvel Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Some may experience headache or nasal pain.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is a lack of scientific research about Gulvel during pregnancy and breast-feeding, therefore it is advisable to avoid use.
Children: Not known.

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