Tinospora Cordifolia (Guduchi)
Giloy is widely known as Guduchi, heart leaved moonseed Or Tinospora. It is a large, deciduous extensively spreading climbing shrub with several elongated twining branches & heart shaped simple Leaves. Tinospora is indigenous to the tropical areas of India, Myanmar, Srilanka. A plant with as diverse a role as Tinospora cordifolia is a versatile resource for all forms of life. There are reports that the plant extracts have active compounds in the form of alkaloids, glycosides, lactones, bitters and steroids. All these active compounds have immune modulator and physiological roles of different types, thereby demonstrating the diverse versatility of the plant!