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Ingredient Name : Orchis latifolia Linn.

Bengali Name : Salabmisri, Salep Misri

Chinese Name : Lan

English Name : Salep Orchid

French Name : Salep Orchis

Hindi Name : Salabmisri, Salampunja

Kannada Name : Salamisri

Latin name : Orchis latifolia Linn.

Marathi Name : Salamisri

Persian Name : Salab Misri, Khaya Rubah

Sanskrit Name : Salammishri, Salabmisri, Munjataka

Urdu Name : Salab Misri, Khusyatus Salab

Recommended Dosage: 3 to 5 g powder of dried root tubers.

Contraindication: This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.


The dried tuberous root has long been esteemed as a great restorative and invigorator and an aphrodisiac in diseases characterised by weakness or loss of sexual power. It also has astringent, cooling, demulcent, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, nutritive, retentative, sweet and tonic properties. By its action on the nervous system, it helps to prevent nervousness. Also useful in seminal weakness, oligospermia, spermatorrhoea, premature ejaculation, nocturnal emissions, phthisis, diabetes, chronic diarrhoea and dysentery. Very useful in erectile dysfunction.