Kali Musli / Curculigo Orchioides
Kali Musli is a herbaceous tuberous perennial with a short or elongate root stock bearing several fleshy lateral roots. During flowering period it open a golden yellow flower at the leaf base every day.
The extraction is carried out using the cleaned, dried rhizomes. The rhizomes of the plants are used for the treatment of decline in strength, jaundice and asthma. According to Ayurveda, root is heating, aphrodisiac, alternative, appetizer, fattening and useful in treatment of piles, biliousness, fatigue, blood related disorders etc.
In the Unani system of medicine, root is carminative, tonic, aphrodisiac, antipyretic and useful in bronchitis, ophthalmia, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, lumbago, gonorrhea, gleet, hydrophobia, joint pains etc