Botanical name – Asparagus adscendens
Family name – Liliaceae
English name – Land-Calotrops
Common name – Safed Musli
Synonyms – Talamuli, Talapatri, Mahavrishya, Vrishyakanda, Durnamari, Shweta musali
Habit Perennial – herb
Useful Parts – Root and Rhizome
Common Uses – Musli is sweet, cooling, carminative, tonic, antipyretic, mucilaginous, nutritive, aphrodisiac, stimulant, and tonic. It is used for sexual weakness, low libido, low sperm count, etc. as a tonic for the reproductive system for men and women. It is also found to be effective in cough and asthma. It is prepared as a paste with goat‚Äôs milk or honey and applied locally over the face to brighten the complexion. The root extract is effective on the urinary system and is considered to be diuretic in action; it is given in dysuria, poluria, gonorrhoea in addition to the menorrhagia, leucorrhoea, piles, and leucoderma. The drug is considered to be an alternative appetizer, fattening and restorative in diabetes, obesity, and immunity problems. It is also employed in ophthalmic conditions, vomiting, dyspepsia, lumbago, pain in the joints, and in the diseases of nerves.
Indications – It is internally administered in sexual dysfunctions, nocturnal emission, leucorrhoea, emaciation, diabetes, oedema, fatigue, and haematuria.
Product description – It is the main ingredient in Vajikaran Yog Capsule and Vajikaran (Aphrodisiac) Tea.