Guduchi, The Amrut With Powerful Immunomodulatory Benefits
Guduchi, in sanskrit it means the one protects the entire body. It is widely used herb in the Ayurveda system of medicine for thousands of years. It is also popularly known as Amruta, Jwarari and Jwaranashini. These synonyms indicate it’s most important benefit in the treatment of jwar i.e. Fever.
Guduchi acts as Tridosha shamak, it means it balances all the three doshas in the body. It is also mentioned in ancient texts, that Guduchi is the best Rasayan [ tonic], Jwarnashak i.e. one which cures various fevers, Aam pachak, Agnidipaka. Guduchi has anti pyretic property so it helps to lower down increased body temperature in fever.
According to Ayurveda jwar (fever) is the result of Àma i.e. undigested food. Guduchi digests this Ama and hence is most useful in the treatment of fever. It is beneficial for all types of viral fever, which are mostly associated with cold, indigestion, anorexia & bodyache. Guduchi also acts as immuno-mdulator, so it not only prevents the recurrent episodes of fever, but also helps in the recovery phase of any fever. It also improves the appetite and ensures that body will get all nutrition properly.
Guduchi is the main ingredient in the preparation of many Ayurvedic medicines e.g. Samshamani Vati, Gulvel satva, Amritarishta etc. Samshamani Vati plays an important role in the prevention and treatment of all kind of fevers and viral Infections.