Benefits of Tagara

Tagara is a hardy perennial growing in the Himalayan temperate regions at an altitude of up to 4000m. It is a good nervous system tonic.

Benefits of Tagara: Skin diseases, nervous disorders, failing reflexes, delirium, stress, migraine, gas, hysteria, colic, indigestion, high blood pressure, bloating, constipation, asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough.

Action: Stimulant, antispasmodic, stomachic, sedative, analeptic, carminative, nervine.

Scientific name: Valeriana wallichii.

Useful part: Rhizome.

Dosage: 3–9g per day or 3–15ml per day


Rasa (taste): Bitter, pungent, sweet, astringent

Vırya(energy): Heating

Vipaka (post-digestive effect):Pungent

Guna (quality): Light, unctuous

Dosa effect: VPK

Dhatu(tissue): Plasma, blood, muscle, nerve

Srotas (channel): Digestive, nervous, respiratory

Classical and common names

Ayurvedic: Tagara, Sugandhabaalaa, Kaalaanusaari, Kaalaanusaarikaa, Nata.

English: Indian Valerian

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