Bambusa Arundinacea (Tabasheer)
tabasheer manna is the siliceous secretion found in internodes of the stems of various species of bamboo.
Bamboo is astringent, acrid, sweet, cooling, expectorant, constipating, cardiotonic, haemostatic, aphrodisiac, diuretic, febrifuge and tonic.
The Bamboo manna' is the siliceous secretion found in internodes of the stems of various species of bamboo. It occurs in fragments or masses, and is translucent or transparent and of bluish white colour. It is widely used as an expectorant in dry cough with honey. There are many species of Bambusa. Tincture of Bambusa arundinacea is used in Homeopathy.