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Herb Information
Name: Bamboo Manna
Biological Name: Bumbusa arundinacia, Bumbusa apous, Bumbusa orientalls, Bumbusa spinosa
Other Names: Bamboo Manna, Vamsha Lochana, Vamsh Lochan, Bans
Description: 

This plant is found at high altitudes in India.

Parts Used: 

Milky bark; leaves, young shoots, seeds, roots, inner stalks or stems of female plant

Medicinal Applications

Action 

antispasmodic, demulcent, expectorant, hemostatic, rejuvenative, tonic.

Leaves---anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, emmenagogue, febrifuge, stimulant, tonic

Uses

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.

Dosage:

Decoction, milk decoction, powder

Safety: 

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.

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