Tinospora cordifolia; Rasakinda; රසකිඳ

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Tinospora cordifolia (common names gurjo, heart-leaved moonseed, guduchi or giloy) is a herbaceous vine of the family Menispermaceae indigenous to tropical regions of the Indian subcontinent. Its root, stems, and leaves are used in Ayurvedic medicine. It has been in use for centuries in traditional medicine to treat various disorders.


Scientific name Tinospora cordifolia
Family name MENISPERMACEAE
Local name Rasakinda

Ayurvedic usage

  • Fevers
  • Skin diseases
  • Syphilis
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Dysentery
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Snake bites
  • Insect stings
  • Heart disease

Tinospora cordifolia is part of the catalog of ayurvedic medicinal plants of Sri Lanka.

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