Tinosporia cardifolia has innumerable curative properties.
Its also known as Gudichi,Giloy in Hindi ,Thippatheega in Telugu, Shindilakodi in Tamil,Amritaballi in Kannada and Ambrithu in Malayalam.
Take a branch -one foot long of the giloy plant -wash it well and extract the juice and boil it well with 7 leaves of Tulasi plant (The holy Basil).Drink this concoction with pepper corns and rock salt .Alternatively Mishri also can be added according to the taste preferred.
In case the fresh plant of giloy is not available the powdered form or the churna can be used to prepare the concoction .Tulasi and Giloy churnas are easily available in all Ayurvedic stores.
This is a preventive as well as a curative measure to effectively fight the flu and also common cold.This strengthens the immune system and the respiratory system.
--As told by Baba Ramdevji.