Giloy Ghan Vati (Part 1)

Giloy Ghan Vati (Part 1)


Giloy Ghan Vati is beneficial in all types
of fevers. It increases immunity, which helps to prevent
infections and several other diseases. In Charaka Samhita, Giloy is considered as
Medhya Rasayana. It means that it increases intelligence, improves
memory and enhances cognitive functions. Due to its rejuvenating properties, it helps
to get a longer life expectancy. Its use is more beneficial and efficacious
in chronic fever and chronic diseases. It helps in treating chronic fever, malaise,
gout and rheumatoid arthritis. Its main indications include all types of
fevers (especially chronic fever), low immunity, excessive thirst, post fever debility, hyperuricemia
(i.e. high uric acid) and rheumatoid arthritis. Furthermore, it is also used in the treatment
of jaundice, anemia, skin diseases, piles, dyspnea, diabetes, dysuria and heart diseases. Now, let’s discuss its ingredients. As the name suggests that Giloy is the main
ingredient of this medicine. Giloy Ghan Vati contains extract of Giloy. It is a potent immuno-modulator herb. It is beneficial for improving immunity and
preventing common infections. It provides support during anti-infection
therapy. It is non-chemical antipyretic. But its antipyretic action is mild, so it
provides palliative treatment in fever. Giloy is a popular herb among Ayurvedic practitioners. It is also a part of several Ayurvedic medicines. In Sanskrit, Giloy is called ‘Amrita’, which
is called due to its medicinal properties. Giloy is eternally immortal and has many health
benefits. Giloy that climbs on neem tree is believed
to be more beneficial. Because it also gets properties of the neem
tree. The medicine made of Neem Giloy is very useful
in fever. Patanjali Giloy Ghan Vati is commonly and
easily available in the market, which is manufactured by Divya pharmacy. Each tablet of Patanjali giloy ghanvati contains
500 mg giloy extract. Preparation Method
Now, Let’s learn how Giloy Ghanvati is made. It is made from Giloy’s extract. In ayurveda, the extract is known as ‘Ghan’. Before making Giloy Ghan Vati, the giloy extract
is made from giloy stems. Giloy stems are cut into smaller parts and
crushed. Then these are soaked in water for a few hours. After a few hours, the decoction is prepared
from it. The giloy decoction is filtered and again
heated to get the giloy extract. When it becomes thick, it is removed from
the stove and dried in the sun. For making tablets, acacia gum or other tablet
binding substances can be added. According to Ayurveda, the Giloy Ghan Vati
reduces Kapha Dosha, pacifies Vata Dosha and detoxifies Pitta Dosha. It provides strength to the body. It enhances immunity and it is usually used
to prevent diseases like common cold, recurrent infections and all types of fever. It also has antipyretic, antioxidant and anti-cancer
properties. According to Acharya Bhavprakash, it is the
most effective digestive, detoxifier and blood purifier medicine. The toxins produced from undigested food particles
in the digestive system is called AMA in ayurveda. This medicine reduces its formation and digests
the AMA that already made in the gut. These toxins are the main cause of indigestion,
gout and rheumatoid arthritis, according to ayurvedic principles. Giloy ghan vati helps to digest, eliminate
and prevent them. Therefore, it reduces the tendency of these
diseases and helps in the management of these diseases. In addition to this, it is used for the treatment
of other diseases such as cardiovascular disease, anemia, skin diseases, jaundice and cancer
in Ayurveda. Giloy has become very popular due to the ability
to treat swine flu.

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