Article Index
NILAPPANA
1. Botany
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal Properties & Use
4. Soil & Climate
5. Propagation
6. Planting & Aftercare
7. Pest & Diseases
8. Harvest & Processing
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Medicinal properties & use

Parts used: Rhizomes

Formulations: Musalyadi churna Viswailamusali kashayam, Musalikhadhiradhi kashayam  Vidaryadighrta, Vidaryadi lehya, Marmagulika, etc.

It is a reputed rasayana drug and a good  aphrodisiac.  Hence known as ‘Indian viagra’.

It improves complexion and is useful in general debility, deafness, cough, asthma, piles, skin diseases, impotence, jaundice, urinary disorders etc.
Dry  rhizome powder boiled in milk is rejuvenative.

Use of dry powder mixed with ‘Triphala’ in honey cures leucorrhoea