nardostachys jatamansi


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Related to nardostachys jatamansi: Acorus calamus, spikenard, Withania somnifera
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spikenard

In Valerian family, grows to 3ft (1m), pink bell-shaped flowers. Roots traditionally crushed and distilled for intensely aromatic thick oil that's used as perfume. Root used as sedative, for sleep disorders (like valerian), diuretic, for rashes, skin allergies, anti-fungal, balancing menstrual cycle. Also called Indian Spikenard, Muskroot. SPIKENARD American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) Red berries in ball clusters. Root is most commonly used for lung problems like asthma, cough, kidney problems, reduce uric acid, syphilis and rheumatism. Also used to shorten labor and ease childbirth. Grows up to 6ft (2m)
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Agrawal, "Strong anti-tumorous potential of nardostachys jatamansi rhizome extract on glioblastoma and in silico analysis of its molecular drug targets," Current Cancer Drug Targets, vol.
Seed germination and seed storage behaviour of Nardostachys jatamansi: An endangered medicinal herb of high altitude Himalaya.
Chemical constituents of Nardostachys jatamansi, isolation of crystalline acid and an essential oil.
In vitro morphogenesis in Nardostachys jatamansi D C: Shoot regeneration from callus derived roots.
Blissful Sleep contains 160mg of valerian and smaller amounts of Rosa centifolia, Nardostachys jatamansi, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera, Piper nigrum, Alpinia galangal, Convolvulus pluricalis, and Glycyrrhiza glabra.
Blissful Sleep contains 160 mg of valerian and smaller amounts of Rosa centifolia, Nardostachys jatamansi, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera, Piper nigrum, Alpinia galangal, Convolvulus pluricalis, and Glycyrrhiza glabra.
A note on Nardostachys jatamansi. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants 2(2): 19-47.
6 species: Convolvulus pluricaulis, Centella asiatica, Nardostachys jatamansi, Nepeia hindostana, Nepeia elliptica, Onosma brateatum.