Muskroot

MuskrootSanskrit name: Jatamansi
Botanical name: Nardostachys jatamansi
Habitat: This Ayurvedic herb is found in India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim. It grows in Himalayas at altitudes from 9,000-17,000feet.
Energetics:

  • Rasa (tatse): Biitter, Astringent, Sweet
  • Virrya (action): HEating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
  • Doshas (constitution): Balances vata, pitta and kapha

General information

It is best known in Ayurveda for its application on the skin and blood ailments. It improves immunity and digestion system. Ayurveda recommends it as a Medhya, which means it improves brain functions.

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