|It is a small herbaceous perennial plant belonging to ‘Dasapushpa’ group.
Rhizome narrowly oblong, cylindrical and growing vertically, 4-5 cm long and 1 cm diameter.
Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, 30 x 5 cm;
Inflorescence is a raceme with bisexual flowers towards the base and male flowers towards the apex.
Perianth yellow, pubescent, 1cm across, lobes oblong-obtuse, stamens yellow and conspicuous. Ovary pilose, fruit narrowly oblong. Pods contain 4-5 seeds which do not germinate under natural conditions.
Natural regeneration is through plantlets formed at the leaf tips touching wet soil.
It improves complexion and is useful in general debility
It is used to cause away from deafness
It cures cough, asthma, piles, skin diseases, impotence, jaundice
It protects from urinary disorders etc.
It is antioxidant and adaptogenic.
It reduces stress.
It increases weight.
It is a sexual tonic.
It promotes sperm count.
It increases testosterone level.
It stimulates male sex hormones
It protects liver.