Overview

Tinospora cordifolia is a shrub that is native to India. Its root, stems, and leaves are used in Ayurvedic medicine.

Tinospora cordifolia is used for hay fever, athletic performance, diabetes, high cholesterol, upset stomach, gout, an itchy skin infection caused by mites (scabies), and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Tinospora cordifolia contains many different chemicals that might affect the body. Some of these chemicals have antioxidant effects. Others might increase the activity of the body's immune system. Some chemicals might have activity against cancer cells in test animals. Most research has been done in test tubes or in animals. There isn't enough information to know the effects of Tinospora cordifolia in the human body.

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