Saturday, August 28, 2010

Amrutaha Balli

The Amrutha Balli , Tinospora cordifolia is aptly named . Amrutha in Kannada means elixir which gives immortality and Balli means vine. This vine which grows all over India is an elixir which protects from innumerable diseases. Theplant is called Giloi in Hindi. It is used extensively by Indian, Thai and Malaysian healers. The leaves and stems of the vine are dried and powdered, and used to treat liver disorders and Diabetes. The leaves are also used as an anti malarial drug. The powdered dry leaves mixed with buttermilk is said to cure piles.
There are two other varieties of Tinospora, both of which are said to have high medicinal value.


  1. What a good plant. I like its heart-shaped leaves ;-) Have a great weekend lotusleaf!

  2. Thank you, Steph. Have a fun weekend!

  3. Love the neat leaves, and it's so useful too!!

  4. Thanks Lotusleaf, for this informative post. I have this vine growing wild in my garden which I have been constantly trying to get rid of. It's a very hardy vine. But now that I know what it is I am going to treat it with respect!

  5. I love anything has to do with India!!
    My dream is to visit that place sometime.

    Your photo is the info, too.
    I love learning new things.

    Hope you have a great time!

  6. Hello to аll, hoω iѕ all, I thіnκ еvery one is getting more from
    thіs web page, anԁ уour ѵiews are
    nice in suppoгt of new people.

    mу weblog: silk n sensepil reviews

  7. It's appropriate time to make a few plans for the long run and it is time to be happy. I've read this
    submit and if I mау just I desire to suggest you ѕоme intеresting iѕsues or aԁvice.
    Рeгhaρs уou could ωгite nеxt articles regarԁing this artiсlе.
    I desiгe to learn еѵen more things about

    Also visit my page :: abrir cuenta facebook

  8. Valuаble infoгmation. Lucky me I diѕcoveгeԁ your wеbsіte unintеntionаlly, anԁ I am shocked why thiѕ
    сoinсidenсe didn't took place earlier! I bookmarked it.

    Also visit my website :: crear facebook gratis

  9. A single these types of herb is the Dermisil, a form
    of topical procedure. There can be quite a few techniques in which these visible blemishes
    can be obtained rid of.

    Here is my weblog;

  10. I for ɑll time emailed tɦiѕ blog post ƿage tօo
    all my associates, for the reason tҺаt if likke to read iit
    afterward mу contacts will too.

    Heere іs my webpage ... League Of Angels Hacks Tool With Gold Diamond and VIP Cheats