Indian Valerian

Indian ValerianSanskrit name: Tagar
Botanical name: Valeriana wallichii
Habitat: It is native to India, China and Nepal.






  • Rasa (taste): Pungent, bitter, astringent
  • Virya (action): Heating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
  • Dosha (constitution): Balances vata, pitta and kapha.

General information

Indian Valerian is used as one of the Rasayna in Ayurveda due to its aromatic and sedative properties. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.

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