The herb Guduchi is a climber. It belongs to Minispermaceae family and has a botanical name Tinospora Cardifolia. This herb usually grows in tropical regions and is available in abundance in India, Myanmar and Srilanaka . The climber bears heart shaped leaves and yellow colored flowers. The fruits are round and turn to bright red color when ripe. It is also known as Giloy in Hindi.
Herbalists all over the world laud the adoptogenic properties of Tinospora Cardifolia. (Adoptogenic herbs boost body resistance; reduce stress, anxiety and fatigue). Diterpene, tinosporone, cardifoliside, berberine, giloin are the important constituents of this herb.