Ayurvedic Herb Giloy (Guduchi) For Lung Cancer

Giloy (Guduchi)Ayurveda makes use of natural herbs to bring wonderful results for the human body. Giloy is one of the most important Ayurveda herbs. It is also known as Guduchi in Hindi. It is a tall climbing shrub that comes with helps in treating lung cancer. This Indian herb has been in use since ages by Ayurveda for lung cancer treatment. In addition to being useful in cancer prevention, cancer treatment support; it is also effective for immunity improvement and skin problems. It is also helpful in building up the immune system.

Giloy and Cancer Treatment

The stem powder or juice of the herb is used for many types of cancer including lung cancer. This immune-modulatory herb helps to control the growth of cancer cells. According to the studies, it responds quite well to the Guduchi. Modern research shows that Guduchi helps in ayurvedic cancer treatment. It helps you to reduce the effects of toxic cancer-fighting drugs and could even work to prevent cancer as well.


Usually, the giloy is taken in 500mg to 1000mg dosage, twice daily. The dosage depends on several factors such as the severity of the cancer, type of cancer, your health conditions, your response to Ayurvedic herbs and more.

In the recent years, various Indian herbs are being used for medicinal purposes and various scientific studies have been made. Giloy is one such medicinal plant which is useful in treatment of lung cancer. Though there are more scientific studies revealing the anti-cancer activities of the herb, it needs more support and evidence to work as an ayurveda for lung cancer cure.

The information offered in the blog is for educational purposes and is not a substitute in any way with doctoral advice.

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All information shared in this blog is for educational purposes only. Please concern any specialist before starting any treatment.


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