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Boost Your Immunity and Fight Corona with this Natural Herb - Giloy

Sangeeta Soni
Sangeeta Soni

Giloy means Amrita, can be translated as “the root of immortality”. As the name suggests, Giloy can help in fighting many diseases by boosting the immunity. Giloy’s stem and leaves both are used as Ayurvedic herb.

Heart-Leaved Moonseed, commonly known as Giloy can help you improve the immune system. In this pandemic situation, everybody is trying to improve their immunity so that they can save themselves from Corona. Let us understand about benefits of these easily available and cheap plant Giloy’s benefits.

Heart leaved moonseed, Giloy has following benefits-

1. Boosts Immunity- Giloy is considered as the queen of Ayurvedic herbs. Giloy leaves are rich in calcium, phosphorus and protein. And stem contains good amount of starch. Giloy regulates and strengthens immune system, as it contains biologically active compounds alkaloids and lactones.

2. Treats Diabetes- Giloy helps in managing blood sugar levels, as it aids in production of insulin and burn down extra glucose. Giloy acts as a hypoglycemic agent for treating Diabetes. Giloy juice can be prepared by boiling leaves or stem in water.

3. Improves Digestion- Use of Giloy is beneficial for many stomach related problems. It aids constipation and gas problem. And indigestion is also one of the common problems these days. Giloy helps to improve the digestive system and acts as a laxative for bowel movement. It also improves metabolism and manages weight.

4. Chronic Fever and Cold- Giloy is also used to relieve fever and cold. For long fevers, drinking decoction of Giloy leaves can be beneficial without any side effects. According to experts, drinking Giloy juice can also increase platelets count.

5. Signs of Ageing- Giloy can reduce signs of ageing, as it has anti-ageing properties. It reduces pimples, fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots. Giloy powder can be used externally and Giloy juice can also be consumed.

6. Respiratory Problems- Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Giloy can fight respiratory problems like cold, cough, tonsils, asthma, etc. It can also reduce major respiratory and breathing problems.

7. For Jaundice- Giloy is considered beneficial for Jaundice patients. You can consume it as powder and also as a juice by boiling Giloy leaves in water.

Giloy can be consumed in many ways. Stem of Giloy can be boiled with water and Giloy leaves can also be boiled with water for preparing Giloy juice. It can also be consumed in powder form. Powder can be prepared by drying leaves and also by drying stem.

Few of above written problems are the symptoms of Corona virus infection, and regular consumption of Giloy herb can be beneficial for reducing these symptoms and boost immunity against corona virus infection.

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