Giloy Benefits for skin health


Antioxidant Activity


Giloy (Tinospora Cordifolia), an ayurvedic herb that has been used widely and recommended in Indian medicine for ages. In Sanskrit, Giloy is another name for ‘Amrita’, which translates to immorality. It is one of the most valued ayurvedic remedies used to nourish and boost the immunity system of the body.  It is effective in combating various health issues like skin problems, chronic pains, cold, gastrointestinal issues, stress, and infections. Apart from these, due to its Raktashodhaka and healing properties, Giloy is beneficial in management of a vast span of skin infirmities. 

Giloy is a well-documented herb that helps boost immunity. It is a packed with antioxidants which fight free radicals, keeps your cells healthy and prevents/protects from various diseases. 

Given below are the various skin benefits of Giloy –

• In the system of Ayurveda, Giloy is attributed with Raktashodhaka properties that aid in removing impurities from the blood (Raktashodhaka) which helps in combating many skin ailments like skin allergies, itching, dark circles, acne and eczema. 

• It is considered a natural remedy to purify the blood, fight germs and bacteria and help regulate a flawless skin.

Giloy is also attributed with anti-ageing properties. It can help in combating pimples, dark spots, and fine lines. Apart from that, as per Ayurveda, Giloy is placed in vyah-sthapan group that is believed to possess anti-aging properties that may be helpful in reducing wrinkles and providing a naturally glowing skin. 

Giloy is known to be beneficial for liver and helps in improving digestive and bowel health, which may further acts as a power bank for the skin. 

Due to its manifold therapeutic properties and beneficial effects on liver health, it helps in detoxifying the skin. It can help improve the quality of the skin and helps makes it clear supple, and glowing. 

Potent in rejuvenating your skin, Giloy can help keep your skin looking young, fresh, and beautiful. For skin benefits, Giloy may be consumed with Amla and Haridra. One may also apply the paste of Giloy stem or leaves on the skin. 

Giloy is a good way to rejuvenate your skin and immunity inside out. One may consume Giloy ki Ghanvati in recommended doses or as directed by a physician. 

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