Both are Rasayan drug of Ayurveda, and used to cure weakness, fatigue, and as a tonic. Safed musli is white in color, and is obtained from various plant species including Chlorophytum borivilianum. Kali or Krishna musli Talamuli is brownish-brown roots of a stemless perennial herb Curculigo orchioides. Like Shvet Musli, Kali musli is also used to increases potency, and to treat seminal weakness, STDs such as syphilis, gonorrhea, and menstrual derangements.

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Leave a reply Curculigo orchioides is better known as Xian Mao in China. Other names of this herb also include golden eye-grass, Syah Musli, weevil-wort, Kali Musali, black musli, and Kali musli. Actually, the main plant part used for medicinal purposes is the dried root of Curculigo orchioides Gaertn.

For that reason, this herb is often called curculigo rhizome or rhizoma curculiginis. In India, it has been traditionally used as aphrodisiac.

Similarly, in China it is used for impotence, azoospermia, urinary incontinence, pain and cold sensation in abdomen, menopausal syndrome and other diseases. Otherwise, an overdose may harm a human body. What is curculigo orchioides? This is a tuberous perennial herb in the genus Curculigo, belonging to the family Amaryllidaceae.

It is native to China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. It is usually found in areas where elevation is below 1, meters, such as hilly slopes, forest, wild places and grassland. The medicinal root should be harvested from February to April before the plant has burgeoned out or from July to September after the plant has withered.

After the harvest, the root should be washed and dried in the sun. Sometimes, it should be steamed before drying.

Curculigo orchioides benefits Modern research has found that it is rich in cycloartane triterpene glycosides, methyl phenol, chloromethyl phenol and other polysaccharides. Besides, it still contains nitrogen-containing compounds, alcohols, fatty compounds, flavonols and so on. And studies have shown that it can extend the average survival time of experimental animals, significantly increase the weight of the anterior pituitary, ovary and uterus in rats, significantly prolong the sleep time of mice, and so on.

This herb is known as a potent adaptogen and aphrodisiac in Ayurveda. Boosting immune system. It can enhance the phagocytosis of peritoneal macrophages in mice. It has no effect on T cell system of normal mice, but significantly increases T cell count in immunosuppressed mice induced by cyclophosphamide Cy.

Increasing testosterone levels. Fighting inflammation. Warming kidney and improving erectile dysfunction. Warming the spleen to stop diarrhea. According to TCM, it nourishes spleen to dispel cold, stop diarrhea, and increase appetite. In this case, it is a good idea to steep it in wine or combine it with Dali ginseng , dried ginger, and Bai Zhu White Atractylodes Rhizome. Treating osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

It can be used to treat different types of arthritis of cold-damp pattern. Combating hypoxia and high temperature. And it has sedative, anticonvulsant effect. Regulating endocrine system. In fact, this formula is often prescribed by TCM practitioner for menopausal women with endocrine and hormone disorders. Fighting cancer. Its acetone extracts have shown remarkable inhibition of both Ehrlich ascites and solid tumor. In TCM it is also used in the treatment of impotence, male sexual dysfunction, menopausal syndrome and depression.

Sample curculigo orchioides recipes on herbal remedies According to Traditional Chinese medicine, it is acrid, warm and slightly toxic in nature. It acts on meridians of kidney and liver. Basic functions are to warm kidney-yang and strengthen muscles and bones. Recommended dosage in decoction is 3 to 10 grams.

In addition, it is also used in the forms of powder, pill, and steeped wine. Xian Mao Wan. It is mainly used to improve bone and muscle health, boost energy levels, and sharpen vision. Shen Mi San. It is mainly used to relieve asthma, nourish heart and kidney, and descend Qi. Er Xian Tang. Side effects and contraindications of curculigo orchioides As mentioned above, this herb is toxic.

So, in many cases it is better to consider the latter two herbs first. So far, the known poisonous ingredient is lycorine, which can cause severe vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding, decreased red and white blood count, and even death. So, it is not suitable for patients with low blood cell counts. Although curculigo orchioides contains relatively small amount of lycorine, large dose can still cause significant gastrointestinal reactions.

By the way, so far there is no report yet on the side effects of stable long term use of small amounts of this herb.

Clinically, the recommended dosage is about 9g, but this dosage still causes internal heat and nausea. In short, people should only take this herb on the advice of a medical professional. This entry was posted in Uncategorized on by admin.

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How Curculigo Orchioides & Sex:

Tim Smith September 8, Men look to natural aphrodisiacs to help them improve their sex life tor to help with male enhancement. There are many natural ingredients out there and some are backed by science as being effective. One natural aphrodisiac is called Curculigo Orchioides. The plant is recognized as an aphrodisiac in India. Benefits of Curculigo Orchioides: There are several benefits to this plant such as being anti-cancer, adaptogenic, antioxidant, and the ability to stimulate the immune system.


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