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Nardostachys jatamansi

Latin Name: Nardostachys jatamansi
English Name: Musk Root
Sanskrit / Indian Name: Jatamansi

Nardostachys jatamansi is an erect and perennial herb.
Its principle constituents are jatamansone, jatamanshic acid and virolin. It has analgesic and stimulant properties. The oil possesses antiarrhythmic and hypotensive activity. It promotes hair growth and imparts a black color to the hair.

Jatamansone, an active principle of N. jatamansi, brings forth a significant reduction in hyperactivity, restlessness and aggressiveness in hyperactive children.