Tinospora cordifolia (Giloy) - Therapeutic Uses and Importance: A review

  • Charu Saxena Department of Pharmaceutics, Kharvel Subharti College of Pharmacy, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut (U.P.)-250005
  • Geeta Rawat Department of Pharmacology, Kharvel Subharti College of Pharmacy, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut (U.P.)-250005


Natural products having medicinal value are gaining more importance in clinical research now days due to their better pharmacological response and no side effects as compared to allopathic drugs. Tinospora cordifolia common name is “Guduchi” or “Giloy” is known for its application in the treatment of various diseases in the traditional ayurvedic literature. Active components obtained from the plant and their biological function in disease control has led to active interest in the plant. This review contains venicular name of plant, various components, their uses in targeting diseases .Giloy is an very important plant for treatment of various diseases.

Keywords: Ayurveda, giloy, diseases, natural product, plant, tinospora


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Charu Saxena, and Geeta Rawat. “Tinospora Cordifolia (Giloy) - Therapeutic Uses and Importance: A Review”. Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 9, no. 3, Oct. 2019, doi:10.24092/CRPS.2019.090302.
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