Tacca Aspera


TACCA ASPERA, TACCA LAVIS

(BRAHIKAND RATAALU*)


Name in different languages:

Latin                 -            Tacca aspera

Hindi                 -            Brahikand, Bhaevar kand, Mirvoli kand

Sanskrit             -            Barahi kand

Quality:

      Tacca lavis is bitter, pungent and hot. It increases sexual desire, sperm count, appetite and face glow. It is biligenetic and antiphlogistic. Its use remains a person far from old age. Tacca lavis cures leucoderma, spermathorrhoea, piles and strangury. It also kills stomach worms.

         Taking the syrup of tacca lavis provides relief in all chronic diseases of the skin. Its fruit’s starch is light and nutritive. Drinking this syrup provides relief in chronic bascillary dysentery.