Valeriana jatamansi Jones. (Valerianaceae)

  title={Valeriana jatamansi Jones. (Valerianaceae)},
  author={Shahid Akbar},
  • Shahid Akbar
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • It is a knotty and fragrant root of an herb found in temperate Himalayas. In Ayurveda, it is described as sweet, emollient, pungent, hot and light, and a remedy for suppression of urine (oliguria), poisons, and for nervous conditions, such as anxiety, overexcitement, epilepsy, fainting-fits and headaches. It is also beneficial for menstrual cramps, and lowers BP and relieves palpitation. Muslim physicians described the rhizomes as resolvent, deobstruent, anesthetic, nerve stimulant, diuretic… CONTINUE READING


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