School of Ayurvedic Diet & Digestion

 
Guduchi
4oz Organic herbal powder; Item #118Tinospora cordifolia
Hypoallergenic & liver restorative.
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Ayurveda Lifestyle Guduchi
Certified Organic Guduchi stem powder (Tinospora cordifolia)

An excellent rejuvenative for Vata and Pitta that supports overall health and well-being.*

  • Bolsters the immune system*
  • Supports proper function of the liver and kidneys*
  • Promotes healthy skin and a clear complexion*
  • Supports digestion and a healthy balance of intestinal flora*
  • Supports comfortable movement of the joints*

Ayurvedic Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): bitter, astringent, sweet, pungent
  • Virya (action): heating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): sweet
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for all doshas, especially for Vata and Pitta.

Commentary

The health promoting powers of Guduchi were so respected by the authors of the ancient Ayurvedic texts that they called it 'Amrita' or 'Divine Nectar'. A powerful nutritive tonic, Guduchi is one of the best herbs for balancing Vata and Pitta. It has the unusual characteristic of being heating while simultaneously removing excess Pitta from the body. This heat burns accumulated natural toxins purifying the liver, kidneys, joints and blood. It also helps soothe the skin and promotes a clear, healthy complexion. As a rejuvenative, Guduchi strengthens the tissues, bolsters immunity and promotes vitality while calming the mind and supporting proper function of the nervous system. It is also traditionally used to promote longevity and to support healthy reproduction.

SUGGESTED USE

1/4 tsp 2x/day or as directed by your practitioner.
How should I take my herbs?
Follow these guidelines
This product contains loose herbal powder for the freshest and most potent results. An organic cotton tea bag will be provided with your order to strain your herbs for enjoyable drinking. Your order will contain about 60 servings, 1/2 teaspoon each.

MEDICINAL QUALITIES

INCREASES
Digestive Effects Help

Increases These Qualities (Gunas)

Functional Ayurveda helps you assess imbalances through 20 main states (gunas). Aggravating these characteristics weakens your body and causes imbalance. By knowing which states are habitually imbalanced in your body, you will be able to identify and correct imbalances before you get sick. Every state has an opposite which balances it (i.e. hot balances cold). You restore balance by favoring diet and lifestyle choices that increase the opposite state.

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OILY

Oily ABOUT OILY GUNA

Oily refers to anything fatty, or that increases fat.

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HOT

Hot ABOUT HOT GUNA

Hot is identified by increased body temperature, metabolism, or inflammation.

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TASTES
Digestive Effects Help

The 6 Tastes

Taste is used to sense the most basic properties and effects of food. Each taste has a specific medicinal effect on your body. Cravings for food with certain tastes indicate your body is craving specific medicinal results from food. Taste is experienced on the tongue and represents your body's reaction to foods. Sweet taste causes physical satisfaction and attraction whereas bitter taste causes discomfort and aversion. Kapha should use less sweet taste while Vata and Pitta would benefit from using more sweet taste. One of the first signs of illness is that your taste and appetite for food changes. The six tastes are sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent. Do you crave foods with any of the tastes below?

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BITTER

Bitter ABOUT BITTER GUNA

Bitter is disagreeable and stimulating rejection, and a strong taste often associated with black coffee, dark chocolate, and most salad greens.

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ASTRINGENT

Astringent ABOUT ASTRINGENT GUNA

Astringency is characterized by constriction, drawing together, or drying.

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DOSHAS
Digestive Effects Help

The Three Doshas / Body Types

People tend to get sick, over and over again, due to similar causes and habitual imbalances that are unique to the person. Your body type summarizes this tendency, showing you the 'type' of conditions and imbalances that frequently challenge your health & wellness. Using body type, you can also identify remedies likely to improve your strength and resiliency. Your body type identifies physical and mental characteristics as well as your personal strengths and weaknesses. The calculation of your body type is based on your medical history.

The 3 functional body types (doshas), are Catabolic (Vata), Metabolic (Pitta), and Anabolic (Kapha). Catabolic individuals tend to break down body mass into energy. Metabolic individuals tend to burn or use energy. Anabolic individuals tend to store energy as body mass. Catabolic people tend to be easily stimulated, hyperactive, underweight and dry. Metabolic people tend to be rosy-cheeked, easily irritated, focused, driven, and easily inflamed. Anabolic people are heavy, stable and grounded, but if they store too much energy, they could gain weight easily and have congestion.

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PACIFIES
Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying

MEDICINAL PROPERTIES

Experiences are Personal
Experiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Cleanse and Detox
Detoxicant

DETOXICANT

An herb that eliminates or metabolizes toxins from the body.

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Heart & Circulation
Alterative

ALTERATIVE

Literally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.

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Immune System
Anthelminthic

ANTHELMINTHIC

Kills worms

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Anti Inflammatory

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

Reduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.

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Antihistamine

ANTIHISTAMINE

Herbs that interrupt an allergic reaction or calm the immune system.

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Kidney & Urinary
Diuretic

DIURETIC

Herbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.

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Liver & Gall Bladder
Cholagogue

CHOLAGOGUE

Cholagogues stimulate the release of bile from the gall bladder for improved digestion.

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Hepatoprotective

HEPATOPROTECTIVE

An herb that is capable of preventing liver damage.

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Livotonic

LIVOTONIC

An herb that strengthens the liver. It is helpful for people with a history of substance abuse, chronic liver issues from hepatitis and hemolytic anemias.

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Mind, Stress & Sleep
Nervine

NERVINE

Herbs that specifically go to the nervous system and brain. They can help with stress, memory, early alzheimer?s, even chronic pain.

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do you take guduchi before or after meals

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