English Name :- Chlorophytum borivillanum
Botanical Name :- Chlorophytum borivillanum.
Family :- LILIACEAE
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
Taste :- Tasteless
Chemical Constituents :- Roots contains:- Steroids, Resin, Phenolics, Tannins, Carbohydrates, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium
Diarrhoea, Leucorrhoea, Dysentery, Gonorrhoea, Seminal debility and General debility.
- 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.
- During pregnancy 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 rejuvenates the productive system, prevents pre mature ejaculation and is used to cure chronic leucorrhoea.
A word of caution
Higher doses may, however, lead to gastro intestinal upsets
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