Reasons you should have Giloy this season

Reasons you should have Giloy this season (Shutterstock Images)

The viral menace caused by mosquitoes refuses to die down. In fact the coming two months are expected to be worse. However, there is an Ayurvedic wonder that can help you prevent serious health complications and decrease their ill-effects on your body if you succumb to them. Giloy – also known as the Ayurvedic root of immortality – has wondrous healing powers. It possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, antipyretic, anti-oxidant and immunomodulator properties and it is also safe for kids.

Here are 5 reasons giloy can be your savior this season:

1. Boosts Immunity: A powerhouse of antioxidants, giloy helps in fighting the free radicals to keep your cells healthy.

2. Treats Chronic Fever: Its antipyretic properties can reduce symptoms of severe fevers like dengue, swine flu and chikungunya. It increases the count of your blood platelets and alleviates symptoms of dengue fever as well.

3. Improves Digestion: Giloy is advantageous for any bowel related issue. Piles, constipation or indigestion, giloy cures it all.

4. Treats Diabetes: Giloy acts as a hypoglycaemic agent and since it reduces blood pressure, it is believed to help in curing type 2 diabetes.

5. Fights Respiratory Problems: Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it is helpful in respiratory issues like asthma, cough, cold and tonsils.

Is Giloy Safe For Kids?

Giloy is safe for children who are aged five years and above. However, doses shouldn’t be given for more than one to two weeks.

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