Polygonatum veticillatum(Click to enlarge)

Polygonatum veticillatum(Click to enlarge)

Local name Salam- Mishri
Botanical name Polygonatum verticillatum
Family Liliaceae
Description and uses It is an erect and sub-erect perennial herb, 60-120cm high. Flowers greenish white, on 2-3 peduncles. It is found in upper temperate forests in basu area of Tirthan Valley at an altitude of 1500-3300m. The rhizomes are considered to be one of the eight ingredients of Astavarga of Ayurveda. They are used as a tonic in several Ayurveda formulations.