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Bengali Name : Khaskhas
Chinese Name : Xiang-Geng-chao
English Name : Cuscus Grass, Vetiver, Khus-Khus
French Name : Vétiver
German Name : Vetivergras, Mottenwurzel
Gujarati Name : Sugandhi Valo, Valo
Hindi Name : Khus, Veeran Mool
Kannada Name : Mudival, Baladaberu, Lamanch, Bala Deberu
Latin name : Vetiveria zizanioides Nash.
Marathi Name : Vala
Persian Name : Khusdana Resha
Punjabi Name : Khus
Sanskrit Name : Usheera, Sugandhimula, Veeranam
Urdu Name : Khus
Recommended Dosage: 3 to 6 g powder of dried roots.
Contraindication: This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.
The root is antibilious, antiseptic, bitter, brain tonic, cardiotonic, carminative in flatulence, colic and obstinate vomiting. It is also regarded as an antibacterial, aromatic, blood purifier, cooling, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, refrigerant, stimulant, stomachic and when applied externally, it removes excess heat from the body and gives a cooling effect. Strengthens the heart and is useful in palpitation and syncope.