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Sanskrit Name - Tagar

Botanical Name - Valeriana wallichii 

Family - Valerianaceae

Common Names - tagar, nat, vakra, kutil, nahush, tagarmool, tagarganthoda, sugandhbala, mushakbala, assaroon, Indian Valerian 

Tagar (Valeriana wallichii)

Uses & Benefits of Indian Valerian

  • Indian valerian is anodyne, antispasmodic, aromatic, calmative, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, relaxant, sedative, stimulant and tranquilizer.
  • The herb has a remarkable influence on the cerebro-spinal system, hypochrondriasis, hysteria, insomnia, migraines, nervous unrests and nervous tensions, neuralgia and neurasthenia.
  • It is useful in treating anxiety, breathlessness, epilepsy, giddiness and fainting fits.
  • The herb lowers blood pressure, palpitations of the heart and even strengthens the heart.
  • Indian valerian is useful in curing gastrointestinal conditions like diverticulitis, irritable bowel, nervous dyspepsia, nervous stomach, stimulates digestion, and stomach cramps.
  • It proves helpful in treating head congestion and loosens phlegm in different coughs and lung congestion.
  • Indian valerian comes handy in menstrual cramps and muscle spasms, aids liver function and relieves pain.
  • The root corrects tremors, reduces excitement and irritability, lowers high blood pressure and calms the nervous system.


  • Indian valerian should not be taken for longer periods of time, since it can cause mental depression in some people.
  • If consumed in excess, the herb can result in a stimulating effect rather than a relaxing effect. It can also cause heaviness and pain in the head stupor.