What Are The Uses Of Jatamansi?
Jatamansi is a flowering plant belongs to valerian family that grows in Himalayas. It is also known as spikenard. It is widely used in Ayurveda. It:
Treats neuro – psychiatric diseases, skin diseases, herpes, amenorrhoea, headache, gastritis, bloating, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome, seizures
Improves brain function, strength, cognitive function and immunity.
Improves skin complexion and lustre
Relieves burning sensation, depression
Reduces high blood pressure, stress, inflammation
Acts as antioxidant, antibiotic
Improves hair growth
What Are The Side Effects Of Jatamansi?
Jatamansi is usually safe, but in some cases like an overdose, it may cause side effects such as:
- Diarrhoea, vomiting
- Abdominal cramps
- Mental / mood changes, excess sleepiness, irritability
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Jatamansi?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards jatamansi or any other allergies.
- Having menstruation while taking it
- Pregnancy, Breastfeeding