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Indian Valerian ( Mushk Bala )

مشک بالا
Scientific Name: Valeriana Wallichi

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Indian valerian/Mushk Bala (مشک بالا) or Valeriana Wallichi is an erect, perennial plant that grows to a height of 4 feet with pinnate, divided and heart-shaped leaves. Pink or white flowers are found in clusters on the leaf top.

Ingredient Name :

Valeriana wallichii DC

Arabic Name : Asaaroon

Bengali Name : Asaroon, Tagar Paduka, Asaroon, Mushkbala, Shumeo

English Name : Indian Valerian

German Name : Indischer Baldrian

Gujarati Name : Tagar Ganthoda

Hindi Name : Tagar, Sugandh Bala, Mushkbala, Bala Tagra

Kannada Name : Mandibattal, Mandyavanthu, Mandibattalu, Tagar

Kashmiri Name : Bala, Mushkbala, Chhalgudi

Latin name : Valeriana wallichii DC

Marathi Name : Tagar Ganthoda, Tagarmool

Persian Name : Shanadar

Punjabi Name : Muskwali, Balmudak

Sanskrit Name : Tagara, Tagaraka, Nata, Chakra

Urdu Name : Asaroon

Recommended Dosage:

2 to 5 g powder of dried rhizome.


This herb is not recommended for children, pregnant, or nursing women, or those who suffer from low blood pressure or hypoglycemia. This herb should not be combined with alcohol or with other sleep-inducing medications. Because it is a sedative, one should never drive or operate machinery when using Valerian. It is advisable to stop taking Valerian after two or three weeks and then restart; uninterrupted usage is not recommended. Avoid large doses (many times the recommended amount), and if headaches or heart palpitations occur, its use should be discontinued. The herb is not recommended for those taking prescription medications, particularly liver medications, unless a physician is first consulted. Valerian should be stopped about one week before surgery because it may interact with anesthesia.

Uses & Benefits of Indian Valerian:

  1. Indian valerian is anodyne, antispasmodic, aromatic, calmative, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, relaxant, sedative, stimulant and tranquilizer.
  2. The herb has a remarkable influence on the cerebro-spinal system, hypochondriasis, hysteria, insomnia, migraines, nervous unrests and nervous tensions, neuralgia and neurasthenia.
  3. It is useful in treating anxiety, breathlessness, epilepsy, giddiness and fainting fits.
  4. The herb lowers blood pressure, palpitations of the heart and even strengthens the heart.
  5. Indian valerian is useful in curing gastrointestinal conditions like diverticulitis, irritable bowel, nervous dyspepsia, nervous stomach, stimulates digestion, and stomach cramps.
  6. It proves helpful in treating head congestion and loosens phlegm in different coughs and lung congestion.
  7. Indian valerian comes handy in menstrual cramps and muscle spasms, aids liver function and relieves pain.
  8. The root corrects tremors, reduces excitement and irritability, lowers high blood pressure and calms the nervous system.


  1. Indian valerian should not be taken for longer periods of time, since it can cause mental depression in some people.
  2. If consumed in excess, the herb can result in a stimulating effect rather than a relaxing effect. It can also cause heaviness and pain in the head stupor.

Useful in Following diseases:

  • Amnesia (Impairment of Memory)
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Colic
  • Depression
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Epilepsy
  • Fatigue
  • Fevers
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Hyperactivity in Children
  • Hypertension
  • Hysteria
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lack of Appetite
  • Liver Dysfunction
  • Menopausal Changes
  • Migraine
  • Nausea
  • Nervous Debility
  • Neuralgia
  • Oedema
  • Palpitation
  • Phobias
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Restlessness
  • Sciatica
  • Sexual Debility
  • Spleen Dysfunction
  • Splenitis
  • Stress
  • Tension
  • Weakness of Heart

The information is for educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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