Giloy is one of the most divine herbs of present times. Due to the abundance of medicinal properties in Giloy it is compared to Amrit (Juice of immortality) in Ayurveda.
LATIN NAME Tinospora cordifolia
FAMILY Menispermaceae
SANSKRIT NAME Amrita/ Guduchi
HINDI NAME Giloy
ENGLISH NAME Heart-leaved moonseed

PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES ACCORDING TO AYURVEDA
GUNA (Properties) Guru (heavy), Snigdha (unctuous)
RASA (Taste) Tikta (Bitter), Kashaya (Astringent)
VIPAKA (Post digestive property) Madhura (Sweet)
VIRYA (Potency) USHNA (Hot)

read full benefits here -
http://ayurvidya.co.in/herbs.php?page=5