Vilwadi gulika is a classic formulation which is an indispensable part of ‘Vishachikitsa’ in Ayurveda. Indian Bael, Holy Basil, Indian Spikenard, Indian Valerian, Dry ginger and Turmeric are the key ingredients in this potent detoxifying combination. Repeated processing in goat’s urine makes the formula quick-acting. It effectively flushes out internal and external toxins, purifies the blood and restores metabolism.
Gutikas are solid dosage forms in which the therapeutic effects of herbs and roots are concentrated into handy pills. These are conveniently sized and easy to carry around. They are versatile and can be used to achieve different results through a variety of adjuvants.
Adult: 1-2 tablets twice daily along with a suitable adjuvant, as advised by the Physician.
Child: 1/2 – 1 tablet twice daily along with a suitable adjuvant, as advised by the Physician.
Is known as “tridoshic” herb as it suits all body types. Thus regular consumption of pippali in suggested quantity can help you to immune your body to quite an extent. Pippali has Anti-microbial, Anti-inflammatory activity. Consumption of pippali is said to exhibit antispasmodic action and hypoglycaemic effect, which is believed to lower blood sugar level. It is also reported to be antagonist in respiratory depression. Also, due to its cooling post-digestive effect, consumption of pippali is considered as a safe and effective option to avoid all sorts of digestive disorders.
MARICHA – (Piper nigrum)
is native to Western Ghats of India. It is cultivated for its fruit, which is widely used as a spice and in traditional Indian medicine preparation.Black pepper is an appetizer and carminative commonly used in the treatment of digestive systems related complaints like dyspepsia, indigestion, flatulence, nausea, diarrhoea and colic pain. In the respiratory system, it acts like an Expectorant used in Cough, cold and chest congestion. Externally used as an analgesic and in Vitiligo, it stimulates the production of pigments.
SHUNTI – (Zingiber officinalae )
Due to its strong flavour, Ginger is an essential ingredient in many Asian cuisines. Its therapeutic benefits have been recorded in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Ginger is a potent anti-nauseatic and is beneficial in treating upset stomach.Gingerol and shogaol, active components of Ginger, suppress gastric contractions. Both the fresh and dried rhizomes of Ginger suppress gastric secretion and reduce vomiting. The compounds 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol have a number of pharmacological properties, including antipyretic, analgesic, antitussive and hypotensive properties.
VILVA-Vilwa, also called as (Aegle marmelos). The Bael tree or Bilva (in Sanskrit) is an ancient Ayurvedic tree known for its spiritual and medicinal importance. It is one of the Dashamoola (group of ten roots) herb. Belpatra is said to have anti-inflammatory properties and can be applied on any inflamed region for quick relief. Bael is said to have anti-fungal and anti-viral properties, due to which it is used in treating a number of infections in our body.
THULASI(Osimum sanctum)-Indian mythology attaches a great significance to Basil by recognizing it as a holy herb. Perhaps, such significance comes from the actual health applications of the herb. Its use is recommended as first aid in the treatment of respiratory, digestive, and skin diseases. Apart from these common ailments, Ayurveda also recognizes its use for diseases ranging up to tumorous growths. Experimental studies identify it to be a highly promising immunomodulator, cytoprotective and anticancer agent.
Popularly known as Indian walnut for its innumerable benefits or Indian hog plum in English, it is extremely valuable for its role in improving hair health. It is useful for treating scalp infections like dandruff, itching and hair fall. It also strengthens them from the roots, prevents breakage and loss of hair and bestows silky soft, smooth hair. Chebulic Myrobalan is one of the three key ingredients in Triphala, a natural compound that provides overall support for digestive function and helps ensure that the digestive tract works at optimal levels. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India has documented the use of the powdered herb in intermittent fevers and chronic fevers, anaemia and polyuria. Chebulic Myrobalan can also be used to treat gastrointestinal and respiratory disorders.
AMALAKI – (Emblica officinal)is commonly known as the Indian gooseberry is high in vitamin C and natural antioxidants known as flavonoids and polyphenols. When used for hair treatments, it is found to strengthen and condition follicles down to the roots. Amla oil can promote hair growth, reduce dandruff, and prevent the greying of hair.
VIBHITHAKI –(Terminalia Bellerica ),
Known as beach almonds or Bedda nut tree, It is rich in Vitamin C and other antioxidants that nourish the hair roots. Bibhitaki helps in making the roots of the hair stronger, minimizing hair fall and preventing premature greying of hair strands.
THAGARA-Also called as (Valeriana wallichii), Calms the mind by interfering with brain chemicals (GABA) that communicate information between the nerve cells in the brain. Induces good sleep and reduced stress. Indian Valerian is recommended for the treatment of insomnia. It stimulates the central nervous system and reduces spasms and anxiety. Records have shown that the herb, which grows in abundance in the temperate Himalayan regions, has been medicinally used in the 16th century to treat trembling, delirium tremens, headaches and heart palpitations.
DEVADARU-Also known as (Cedrus deodara) or Himalayan cedar. It is very effective in neurological disorders, asthma, pruritis,infested wound.Devadaru is also effective in arthritis and headache. Deodar oil contains two major sesquiterpenoids a – and ß- himachalenes. Deodardione and deodardione are also isolated from the essential oil. The oil shows invitro antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory activity.
HARIDRA-Haridra , also called known as (Curcuma longa). The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of Haridra assist in preventing the progression of diabetes-related changes in organs like the kidneys, retina, nerve cells and minute blood vessels in the body. Turmeric is a vital herb in Ayurvedic medicine, whose spice form can be recognized by its dazzling, yellow colour. The root of the herb, used either fresh or dried, has a host of medicinal benefits. It acts as a carminative and also enhances the complexion and skin tone. In addition, Turmeric can be used to combat liver damage, respiratory disorders and ulcers.
DARUHARIDRA :(Berberis aristata)
Also known as haldi, this vibrant yellow coloured spice checks the worsening of pitta doshas like jaundice. The powerful anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties of turmeric help in evading infections and treats various skin conditions. Tree Turmeric is a revered herb in Ayurvedic medicine. Possessing antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and antiseptic properties, the herb is used as a cholagogue, stomachic, laxative and diaphoretic.