Botanical Name : BAMBUSA VULGARIS, BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA
Family Name : GRAMINEAE
Common name : BAMBOO
Part Used : Bamboo leaves, bamboo exudate, banshalochan, tabasheer
Habitat : Through out India, in areas upto 2100 m elevation
Uses :The leaves are sweet, astringent, cooling, emmenagougue, opthalmic, vulnerary, constipating and febrifuge. Bamboo leaves contain the highest protein levels, stems have less.The bamboo resin (Tabasheer, Banshalochan) is the Siliceous secretion found in the internodes of the stems of various species of Bamboo. It occuors in fragments of masses, and is translucent or transparent and bluish white color. It is astringent, acrid, sweet, cooling, expectorent, constipating, cardiotonic, haemostatic, aphrodisiac, diuretic.
Product offered : Bamboo leaves, bamboo exudate, banshalochan, tabasheer