Biological Name: Bumbusa arundinacia, Bumbusa apous, Bumbusa orientalls, Bumbusa spinosa Other Names: Bamboo Manna, Vamsh Lochan, Bans
Nepali Name: Vamsha Lochana
This plant is found at high altitudes in India.
Milky bark; leaves, young shoots, seeds, roots, inner stalks or stems of female plant
antispasmodic, demulcent, expectorant, hemostatic, rejuvenative, tonic.
Leaves---anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, emmenagogue, febrifuge, stimulant, tonic
anxiety, asthma, bleeding, colds, consumption, coughs, debility, dehydration, emaciation, fevers ,palpitation skin disorders, ulcers, vomiting
This herb nurtures heart, liver, and soothes the nervous system. It also relieves thirst, anxiety, improves the blood, thread- worms in children, coma, strengthening after chronic diseases, and for tissue deficiency.
Decoction, milk decoction, powder
Caution: Increases congestion if not balanced with pungent herbs like ginger.
No information about the safety of this herb is available.
Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination with others to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.