What Is Giloy And What Are Its Health Benefits?

Giloy. Ever heard of it?

Giloy is such a secret that even MS Word doesn’t recognise it.

But it’s not going to be a secret for you much longer.

Giloy is a powerful herb that spices up your diet and boosts your health. Known in Asia as the Indian Tinospara, it is basically the Indian version of nectar (and we all know that nectar is the food of the gods, right?).

According to some, it’s even known as the “roots of immortality”. Sounds amazing, right??

Giloy can be added to smoothies (or any kind of juice), or you can consume it in the form of capsules or powder. Here a few of its amazing health benefits:

Giloy Boosts Immunity

According to ancient Indian’s, giloy was the root of immortality. This has not been scientifically verified (unfortunately), so you’re either going to have to take the ancient Indian’s word for it, or you’ll have to admit that they had a bit of an overly optimistic imagination.

Either way, giloy does boost your immunity so that you’ll at least be functioning at your best for the few years you’re here for.

And a well-functioning immune system is super important. Once your immune system is compromised, you’re more vulnerable than usual to catching infections and viruses. Moreover, you feel more exhausted and ‘out of it’ than usual.

Giloy Can Reduce Symptoms Of Stress

Stress is something that afflicts us all at some point or another. There is no escaping from it. We’re all living busier lives than ever before, and eventually life really can take its toll to the extent where we feel helpless.

You can reduce stress by making adjustments to your lifestyle and diet. And one thing you should do this week if you’re feeling stressed is add giloy to your diet.

Giloy, especially when combined with other herbs, can help to calm you down. It also eliminates nasty toxins from your body which could be contributing to your stress.

Giloy Can Treat Chronic Ailments

Chronic ailments, such as diabetes and arthritis, can be really debilitating. They’re never going to just go away, so the only thing you can do is manage them as best as you can so that they don’t affect the quality of your life too much – if at all.

Giloy can help thanks to its antipyretic properties, which allow it to reduce your symptoms.

But as well as helping you to cope better with chronic ailments, giloy can also prevent life-threatening conditions, such as fevers that you might catch in a tropical climate. For example, giloy can treat malaria successfully.

Giloy Treats Allergies

Allergies are so annoying, aren’t they? I nasal allergies, and I can’t tell you how down they make me feel each time they flare up.

Thankfully, giloy provides relief from a number of allergies – including nasal ones!

Giloy pills can be bought in many health stores, and if you suffer from a debilitating allergy, I recommend that you give them a try!

Giloy Can Boost Digestion 

Many people around the world suffer from some form of digestive complaint, whether it’s something as fairly minor as bloating, or something as more destructive as irritable bowl disease.

Either way, a lot of us eat the wrong foods that compromise our gastrointestinal tract, making digestion a bit of a nightmare. And when digestion is a bit of a nightmare, we really know about it!

Giloy offers a lot of support to your digestive system in and of itself. But when you combine it with buttermilk, you get even better results.

Basically, if indigestion is a problem for you right now, try remedying it with giloy.

Giloy Can Improve Your Vision

Sight is incredibly important. As one of our five senses, it helps us to understand reality.

While we’re not suggesting for one second that if you don’t consume giloy you will go blind (OMG), what we are saying is that sight problems are very common. And when the afflict you, it can really hinder the clarity with which you see the world.

In India, natives apply giloy to their eyes because it improves vision. It’s a tried and trusted method that works.

Giloy Can Treat Asthma

People who don’t suffer with asthma often don’t realise how scary this disease is. My sister had it when we were both children, and I never took it seriously.

But as any sufferer will tell you, asthma can be very dangerous, and it can certainly affect the quality of one’s life. It can cause shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing and coughing – and it can cause them regularly.

Asthma is not an easy condition to treat, and what makes it worse for asthma sufferers is when non-asthma sufferers like myself fail to take it seriously!

However, giloy is recommended by experts when it comes to treating asthma.

Giloy Can Lower Blood Pressure

Increased blood pressure can be dangerous – it can cause a heart attack, among other things. Giloy helps to regulate your blood pressure levels.

Giloy Can Slow Down The Ageing Process

Scared of getting old? Me too. But what scares me more than getting old is looking old before my time.

Nobody wants to age, but we really don’t want to age sooner than we really should be doing. But if you don’t do the right things, you will age quicker than you’d like.

Giloy can slow down the ageing process. Thanks to its anti-ageing properties, it is able to reduce pimples, wrinkles and dark circles underneath your eyes so that you hold onto your youthful, glowing skin for as long as possible.

Giloy Is A Powerful Aphrodisiac 

If you want to improve your love life with your partner, why don’t you do what the ancient’s used to do and turn to a herb for a bit of help?

Giloy is a timeless classic if you want a natural aphrodisiac, and it’s virtually guaranteed to work. According to experts, giloy contains the right properties that make it a powerful aphrodisiac which boosts your libido.

Stay happy and healthy!

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