Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : (USM) for various therapeutic purposes


Amandeep Singh, Nisha A Bhatt, Abhineskar Sagar, Amartya Kumar, Abhay Goswami

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 728-733

Gilo (Tinospora cordifolia) is a plant medicine which is widely used in Unani system of medicine
(USM) for various therapeutic purposes. It has antipyretic, analgesic, anti- inflammatory purpose
and antidiabetic potential. This is a review paper based on published literature which discusses
morphology, habitat, pharmacological actions and ethno-botanical therapeutic uses of this
medicinal plants. It is concluded that, this is one of the best herbal medicine for pyrexia, diabetes
mellitus and syphilis in USM.