Vanshlochan (Bamboo manna)
Treasures of Nature (Prakriti Ka Khazana) – Vanshlochan
Vanshlochan is a variety of bamboo trees. It is long and grows up to 11 meters in height. The width is not much. The bambusa arundinacea variety grows in Asian regions (India, Philippines, Central China etc.) where the temperature is above moderate and humidity is good. It has immense medicinal value in the Indian system of Ayurveda. Chinese system of medicines also use Vanshlochan variety of bamboo to create different types of curing and preventative medicines. A bamboo stick typically consists a stem that is harder outside and softer inside with some leaves. Each part of Vanshlochan has different medicinal values.
Several diseases where Vanshlochan is used are healing bones, skin, teeth and oral care, hair, nails and more. Vanshalochan provides strength, flexibility and resilience to collagen and elastin connective tissues. This medicinal plant is useful in preventing osteoporosis.
It is useful in strengthening skeleton system, preventing injuries to teeth and bones, and in quicker healing of bone fractures.
Besides the bones part, the plant extract also helps with diarrhea, flatulence, worm problems, and dyspepsia. It is used in preparing medicines for fever, ulcers, inflammation, and ulcers. It acts as a soothing agent in diseases like vomiting (nausea), bronchitis, asthma, bronchitis, and blood loss. It is especially useful in long term chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.