Gaduchi-The Best Ayurvedic Herb
Chaudhari Shefali, Shaikh Nilofer
Tinospora cordifolia is one of the constituents of several ayurvedic preparations used in general debility, dyspepsia, fever and urinary diseases. The stem is bitter, stomachic, diuretic, stimulates bile secretion, causes constipation, allays thirst, burning sensation, vomiting, enriches the blood and cures jaundice. The extract of its stem is useful in skin diseases. The root and stem of T. cordifolia are prescribed in combination with other drugs as an anti-dote to snake bite and scorpion sting Dry barks of T. cordifolia has anti-spasmodic, anti- pyretic, anti-allergic , anti-inflammatory and anti-leprotic properties.
How to cite this article:
Chaudhari Shefali, Shaikh Nilofer. Gaduchi-The Best Ayurvedic Herb. Pharma Innovation 2013;2(4):97-102.