Latin Name

Nardostachys jatamansi

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Effect on Dosha

Balances all three doshas

Properties and Uses

It has nourishing, analgesic and calming effect on nervous system hence used in the treatment of hysterical and epileptic attacks, migraine and insomnia. It is also used as memory enhancer. It has stimulating effect on liver and cathartic action on bile hence used in liver ailments like jaundice. It relieves flatulence. It is effective in treatment of arrhythmia (irregular heart-beats) and also used for the treatment of High-blood pressure. Have diuretic properties due to stimulant action on kidney. It is also useful in various skin disorders and fevers.

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