तपस्विनी - Nardostachys jatamansi


Name - जटामांसी

Botanical name - Nardostachys jatamansi

Description - This consists of the roots of Nardostachys jatamansi DC, of the family Valerianaceae..

Chemical Constituents- It contains essential oil and a crystalline acid, jatamamsic acid

Use - The drug is bitter, aromatic, tonic, stimulant, antispasmodic and antibacterial. It is employed in the treatment of epilepsy, hysteria and convulsive affections. It is also used in palpitation of heart, and intestinal colic.

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