Common Name: Tabasheer, Bamboo manna, Eye of Bamboo, Tugakshiri, Tuga, Vanshalochan
Botanical Name: Bambusa arundinacea
Active Agents: Silica, potash, peroxide of iron, alumina and moisture
Uses of Banslochan
Cough and Asthma: A little powder can be licked with honey for soothing the throat and lungs.
Leucorrhoea: 2 gms each of Vanshlochan, Nagkeshar and Sugandhbala are mixed and taken daily with rice water.
Vaginal Discharge: Mix the latex of a peepal tree with banslochan powder and take twice a day.
Impotency, Low Sperm Count and Low Libido: Mix powder of Vanshlochan, Giloy, Ashwagandha, Shatavari and rock candy in equal amounts. Stir in 1-2 teaspoons in milk and drink every morning.