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Parent Category: Sanskrit Names of Medicinal Plants
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नतम्- Valeriana wallichii

 

Name - तगरम्

Botanical name - Valeriana wallichii

Description - The drug consists of the roots and rhizomes of Valeriana wallichii DC. of the family Valerianaceae The rhizome and roots of Nymphoides macrospermum of the family Menanthaceae are also available in the market as Tagara.

Chemical Constituents- It contains essential oil and water soluble physiologically active principles

Use - It is stimulant, carminative, antispasmodic and aromatic. It is used in hysteria, epilepsy, cholera, neurosis and palpitation of heart