Giloy Plant, Gulvel



Malabar Gulbe, Chinese tinospora

Sr Item name
1 Giloy Plant, Gulvel – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Gulbel is a native plant from India, also known to be found in the Far East, primarily in rainforests. The plant is climbing shrubs with heart-shaped leaves. It has stems about 6 cm in diameter, with light grey, papery bark.

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Common Name Indian Tinospora, Heartleaved moonseed, Heart-leaved tinospora, Indian tinospora, tinospora gulancha, Giloy, Gurach,Gulvel,Ambarvel,amrita,amritavalli,guduchi,Batindu, Gilogularich,Gurjo
Maximum Reachable Height 0.5 to 3 ft.
Flower Colour Small, yellow, or green colored occur in clusters.
Bloom Time Bloom during summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Soak the seeds in water the night before planting.

In spring, sow seeds 1/4 an inch deep and approximately 18 in inch apart.

Cover with soil and water well.

Keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate.

When seeds germinate pour liquid fertilizer over the seedlings, making sure to wet all of the leaves.

Add a thin layer of straw mulch to hold in the moisture and help prevent weeds.

Malabar spinach does not have many pests or diseases.

If the plant gets too big, simply cut it back.

Giloy Plant Care


Malabar spinach is a vining tropical plant that is grown annually in cooler climates. It is cultivated for its edible stems and leaves. There are two main varieties: red-stemmed and white-stemmed. This fast-growing leafy vegetable is easily started from seed sown directly in the garden.

Malabar spinach prefers a sunny site with fertile, well-drained soil. Work a generous amount of organic soil conditioner into the soil with a garden fork. Add some slow-release 10-10-10 fertilizer to the site as well.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 28- 35 degree Celsius
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Giloy Plant Special Feature

you eat the leaves and the stems, Malabar spinach can be harvested as soon as the main stem is growing well.

Snip the leaves and tender stems with scissors as needed. Harvest before the vine flowers for the best flavor.

Giloy Plant Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Unverified information The herb has a long history in use by practitioners of Ayurveda
  • Known by its practitioners to treat convalescence from severe illness, arthritis (or joint diseases), liver disease, eye diseases, urinary problems, anemia, cancer, diarrhea, and diabetes
  • Also, help remove toxins from the body
  • The plant is cultivated by stem cutting in the month of May-June and used in Tibetan medicine
  • The herb is known to have a sweet, bitter, and acid taste
  • Extracted from the stem and root is a nutrient starch used to treat chronic diarrhea and dysentery
  • According to a legend, the herb is known locally as giloy or “heavenly elixir”: Kept the angels eternally young


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