Vansh (Bamboosa arundinacea)
Treasures of Nature (Prakriti Ka Khazana) – Vansh
Vansh is one herb that is fairly mentioned in all the ancient scriptures relating to the Ayurveda. It works best in the form of a tonic, febrifuge and blood purifier. It also helps in alleviating cough, bronchial asthma, tuberculosis and burning micturation. This plant grows in the forests of the southern and the western parts of India. It is a 15 to 30 meters tall and erect tree that is thorny and grows up to an elevation of 1500 to 2000 meters. It is hollow between joints and its leaves are sheathing. The flowers of this plant appear in bunches are the fruits resemble yava fruits. Bamboosa arundinacea is the botanical name of Vansh which is also called Vamsa. It contains 90% silica or silicon, potash, alumina, lime and vegetable matter.
Medicinal Uses of Vansh
There are a number of health problems that can be eradicated with the use of Vansh and they are as follows: