Nagdamani

Botanical Name : Sansevieria cylindrica

Family : Liliaceae

Introduction :

Sansevieria roxburghiana J. & J. Schultes used as ‘murva’ in Bengal and north east region. Sansevieria cylindrical properties are similar to Sansevieria roxburghiana. And Ayurveda usage similar to murva

Names in different Indian languages :

Malayalam: kolkuruva

Varieties & adulterants – (CV – controversy, AD – adulterants) :

In south chronemorpha fragrans used as murva, In North Clematis triloba is used.

Distribution & Habitat :

North East

Chemical constituents :

aconitic acid, sansevierine

Properties :

Similar to ‘murva’

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