Tinosporia Cordifolia. Guduchi in Sanskrit word means 'imperishable' and is also known as 'Amrit' - a healing tonic. The herb is bitter and astringent. It has great value as an adaptogen – an agent that helps increase the body’s resistance to illness, anxiety and stress. It helps to cure a variety of diseases including allergies, digestive problems such as hyperacidity and abdominal pain.