A Review on Spikenard (Nardostachysjatamansi DC.)- An Endangered Essential Herb of India

@article{Gupta2012ARO,
  title={A Review on Spikenard (Nardostachysjatamansi DC.)- An Endangered Essential Herb of India},
  author={Rajinder Kumar Gupta and Jigmet Disket and Sonia Mann},
  journal={International Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={52-60}
}
The herb Nardostachys jatamansi DC. is known to be a popular medicinal and aromatic plant species. It is a reputed Ayurvedic herb and used in various multiple formulations. It has also been mentioned in the Holy Bible and Quran. The roots and rhizomes of Nardostachys jatamansi DC. have been used to treat epilepsy, hysteria, syncope and mental weakness.It also exhibits cardio protective activity and used in the treatment of neural diseases. The essential oil obtained from the roots of jatamansi… Expand

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