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Black Musli / Nilapanai Kilangu (Dried)

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Black Musli / Nilapanai Kilangu (Dried)

Black Musli / Nilapanai Kilangu 

Known As

Hindi  - Kali Musli    Tamil  - Nilapanai Kilangu  Telugu -  Nelamuli   Kannada - Nelatenga  Malayalam  - Nilappana 

Sanskrit -Kali Musli  Common English Names  - Black Musli  Botanical Name  - Curculigo Orchioides 


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About Black Musli / Nilpanai Kilangu :

Kali Musli is tuberous, and wrinkled root of the plant Curculigo orchioides. This plant is small herb up to 30 cm high. Roots of the plant are tuberous about 4 inches long with bitter, and mucilaginous taste. Rootstock is straight, cylindrical, tuberous, 5-22 cm long, 0.5-0.8 cm thick, brownish surfaces marked with closely spaced prominent transverse wrinkles in the upper or basal half. It bears a few stout lateral roots of 5 or more cm long. Lateral roots are dull white in color, and spongy externally. The fresh cut surfaces of the rootstock has a starch white color, and mucilaginous. A few fibrous roots also occur.

This herb is commonly found to grow in open scrub and deciduous forests, almost throughout India. The underground rhizome, when uprooted along with the palm-like leaves, mimic a miniature Palmyra tree, hence locally known as Nila Panai Kizhangu in Tamil; Nela Thengu in Kannada; Nela Thaati in Telugu; Nela Pana in Malyalam; and Orchid Palm Grass in English.

Kali musli is heating, aphrodisiac, appetizer, useful in the treatment of piles, fatigue, blood related disorders. It strengthens semen, muscles, and bones. It cures vitiation of Vata, and Pitta Dosha. It improves complexion, and treats skin diseases. Kali musli is prescribed in impotence, seminal weakness, and loss of libido. It is used in Ayurvedic formulation which improves fertility of males.

Our traditional systems of medicine, which consider the health benefits of regular sexual activity such as higher levels of immunoglobulin and improved moods, hormonal imbalances, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking cigarettes, drug abuse, stress and the side-effects of regular intake of allopathic drugs is leading to poor sexual performance in men,prescribe herbs to increase the libido in humans. 

According to Ayurveda, Kali Musli is bitter (tikta rasa ) and sweet (madhura rasa) to taste with a peculiarly sweet after-taste that remains even after digestion. The tuber is heavy to digest and has the property of ‘stickiness’ (snighdha, picchila). Owing to these properties, Kali Musli increases Kapha dosha and reduces Vata dosha and pitta dosha. It is the best rejuvenating herb.

Amazing Health Benefits of Black Musli / Nilapanai Kilangu :

  • In Erectile Dysfunction

           Ayurveda also elaborates upon this herb’s vrushya (aphrodisiac properties). Black Musli preparations are widely used in treating erectile dysfunction, low libido, low sperm count, and low sperm motility. Ayurvedic texts immensely praise its properties of enhancing the quality and quantity of semen. It improves the health of shukra dhatu which in turn boosts functions of the male reproductive system.

  • Boosts Immunity and Strength :

Black musli is highly recommended in general debility. Black Musli is also used as a general systemic health enhancer (rasayana). It strengthens the body and boosts immunity levels. It is a very good anti-oxidant and helps to slow down the aging process. It is also used as an ingredient in many immunity-boosting ayurvedic chyavanprash preparations.

  • Black musli for women health

        Black musli is recommended for women who are undergoing menopause. It helps to prevent osteoporosis and strengthens muscles. Leucorrhoea and menorrhagia are regular problems of women.

  • In Respiratory Problems :

      Black Musli is used along with other herbs like amla, haritaki, ginger, etc to treat bronchitis, chronic cough, and asthma.

  • In Digestive Problems:

      Black Musli is effective in the treatment of hepatitis. It rejuvenates and detoxifies the liver and normalizes its function. It acts as a good appetite- stimulant and stabilizes digestion. The preparations of this herb are useful in treating piles or hemorrhoids and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

  • In Urinary problems:

   Black Musli acts as a diuretic and boosts the resistance of the urinary system against infections. This is effectively used in the ayurvedic treatment of urinary disorders like Cystitis and UTI. It is also useful in, urinary retention, chronic nephritis, bedwetting, and hypertension. Herbal healers from India use variations of musli to increase the sexual energy of women. They mix this herb with Shatavari to increase female libido or arousal.

  • In Skin Problems – Enhances Complexion:

       The tuber of Black Musli is ground into a paste and applied externally as an effective cure for several skin diseases. It increases the glow and complexion of the skin. Its rhizomes have antibacterial properties. Hence it accelerates wound healing.




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