Guduchi Satva is an herbal powder, used in Ayurvedic treatment of burning sensation of feet, bleeding diseases etc. It is prepared from stem of a well known plant called Indian Tinospora. It is also known as Giloy Sat, Amrita Satva and Giloy Satwa.
Guduchi Satva uses: It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of burning sensation in feet, nasal bleeding, bleeding per rectum, menorrhagia, Pthisis, emaciation etc. It boosts immunity.
Giloy Sat corrects liver functions.
It is useful in the treatment of fever, gout, acidity, gastritis, mouth ulcer, excessive thirst.
It is a good immuno-modulator.
Guduchi Satwa as catalyst in combination with other medicines –
It is often mixed with other medicines and used in combination. Being a immune modulator, and being Guduchi Satva helps to treat the disease better.
In case of Fever, Sudarshana Churna – 5 grams is mixed with 500 mg of Guduchi Satva and administered, once or twice a day, as advised by doctor.
In case of cough, Talisadi Churna – 5 grams is mixed with 500 mg of Guduchi Satva and administered.
In diabetes, 3-5 grams of Nishamalaki churna is mixed with 500 mg of Guduchi Satva and administered.
In case of neuropathy associated with burning sensation and tingling sensation, 1 gram of Gandhakarasayanam is mixed with 500 mg of Guduchi Satva and administered.
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta.
Guduchi Sattva dosage: 500 mg to 1 g once or twice a day, or before or after food, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
How long to use?
It can be used for a long period of time.
Guduchi Satva side effects:
People with diabetes should check their blood sugar levels regularly while using this medicine.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in cool dry place.
Guduchi Satvaingredients, how to make:
Guduchi – Indian Tinospora (stem) – Tinospora cordifolia – 50 grams
water – 200 ml
Giloy stems are collected. They are cut into small pieces of 2 to 3 inch length and outer husk is removed, if required. The drug is crushed and soaked in 4 – 6 times of water. The small crushed pieces of Giloy is macerated well in the water with hands. This helps to release the starchy material of Guduchi into the water.
Then the fibrous and woody parts are removed from the vessel and the liquid is placed undisturbed to allow the starchy particles to settle down at the bottom.
The stable water above is carefully decanted out without disturbing the starch sediment. The starch sediment is washed with little quantity of water , dried in shade completely and collected.
It is stored in moist proof air-tight glass containers. The resultant white powder is around5% of the original quantity of the herb.
Expiry date: Two years from the date of manufacture. Once after opening the container, it is better to empty it within a month.
Reference: Yogaratnakara Rajayakshma Chikitsa 1/11
Original Sanskrit verse of Amrit Satva –
गुडूचीं खण्डश: कृत्वा कुट्टयित्वा सुमर्दयेत् ।
वस्त्रेण विधृतं तोयं स्रावयेत्तच्छनै: शनै: ॥
शुद्धशङ्खनिभं चूर्णमेतै: सम्मिश्रयेद्भिषक् ।
guḍūcīṃ khaṇḍaśa: kṛtvā kuṭṭayitvā sumardayet |
vastreṇa vidhṛtaṃ toyaṃ srāvayettacchanai: śanai: ||
śuddhaśaṅkhanibhaṃ cūrṇametai: sammiśrayedbhiṣak |