Indian Valerian

Botanical name - Valeriana Wallichi
Family: N.O. Valerianaceae

Indian Valerian is a perennial, herbaceous plant, indigenous to India, being found in the temperate Himalayan region. The dried rhizome and rootlets are used for medicinal purposes, and the drug is known in India as 'tagar.' It is Anti spasmodic, Stimulant and Stomachic. It is useful in diseases of eye, Blood, livers. It is used as a remedy for hysteria, hypochondriasis, nervous unrest and emotional stress. Also useful in clearing voice and acts as stimulant in advance stage of fever and nervous disorder.