English Name:- White musale.
Botanical Name:- Chlorophytum borivillanum.
Parts Used:- Fleshy Roots and tubers.
Habit:- A small herb becomes cons picuous after rainy season; when it flowers leaves are
flat ribbon shaped and 15 inch long.
Chemical Constituents:- Roots contains:- Steroids, Resin, Phenolics, Tannins,
Carbohydrates, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium.
Actions:- Cooling, Diuretic, Aphrodisiac, Tonic.
Used In:- Diarrhoea, Leucorrhoea, Dysentery, Gonorrhoea, Seminal debility and General
• It is a very popular aphrodisiac agent and has no side effects. It enhances male potency
and overcomes signs of fatigue.
• It increases the count of sperms.
• It is known as an energy booster in asthmatic conditions. Its roots are used to strengthen
the general immunity of the body.
• Its roots have been used as a nutritive tonic for sexual weakness since ancient times.
• Duringpregnancy it acts as a nutritive tonic both for mother and fetus and replenishes
the body fluids during the post partum stage.
• It improves the quality and flow of breast milk in feeding mothers.
• It controls and prevents obesity and its side effects.
• It enhances the activities of Vitamin C and anti-oxidant enzymes.
• This plant is used for curing diabetes and arthritic conditions.
• It is also beneficial in the treatment of natal and post natal problems.
• Its regular use increases HDL (High Density Lipoprotein).
• It rejuvenatesthe productive system, prevents pre mature ejaculation and is used to cure
• Higher doses may, however, lead to gastro intestinal upsets.
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