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KASTHURI MANJAL
1. Botany & Varieties
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal Properties & Use
4. Soil & Climate
5. Propagation
6. Planting & Aftercare
7. Pest & Diseases
8. Harvest & Processing
9. OTHER RELATED SPECIES
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MEDICINAL PROPERTIES & USE

Parts used: Rhizome

The rhizome is an esteemed drug for skin care.
It possesses good germicidal activity, hence ideal for protection against skin infections.
Traditionally used in bathing new born babies. 

It is an ingredient of many cosmetics, skin care products and  tonics for women after childbirth

Application of rhizome paste in rose water controls pimples.
 
Rhizome is an anti-dote for scorpion and other poisonous stings.

 It is effective for fever, cough and worm infestations.