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Title: Agronomic practices for the production of Safed musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau & Fernandes) in India
Authors: Singh, Aparbal
Khanuja, SPS
Singh, Saudan
Issue Date: Dec-2003
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Dried roots of Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau & Fernandes (Family-Liliaceae), popularly known as safed musli in trade in India, is considered as wonder drug in Indian systems of medicine (Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha) due to its aphrodisiac and sex tonic properties. Because of great therapeutic importance, safed musli roots are the major constituents of more than 100 Ayurvedic formulations (Oudhia, 2000).
Page(s): 308-313
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
Source:NPR Vol.2(6) [November-December 2003]

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