Bambusa arundinacea Retz.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Bambusa arundinacea Retz.belongs to Gramineae, Poaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Khamirit Bira, Tabashir.
The English Names for this herb are Bamboo Manna, Thorny Bamboo.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Banj, Bans, Banslochan, Tabasheer, Tabashir.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Bambusa arundinacea Retz. are Anthelmintic, Anti-diarrhoeal, Anti-spasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, Desiccative, Emmenagogue, Refrigerant, Stimulant, Styptic, Tonic.

Decoction (leaves):

  • Emmenagogue

  • Indications

    The Indication of Leaves of Bambusa arundinacea Retz. is Emmenagogue.

    The Indication of Root of Bambusa arundinacea Retz. is Eruptive Affections.

    The Indications of Manna of Bambusa arundinacea Retz. are Chronic Diarrhoea, Bilious Vomiting, Thread Worms, Cough, Fever, Bronchitis, Thirst, Chest Complaints, Phthisis, Tuberculosis, Aphthous Mouth, Bilious Diarrhoea, Ringworm, Paralysis, Dysentery, Piles, Spermatorrhoea, Asthma, Palpitation, Leprosy, Leucoderma.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Bambusa arundinacea Retz..


    The Temperament of Bambusa arundinacea Retz. is 2nd order, cold and dry.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    BUKHARINHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    DAWA-UL-MISK (Motadil Jawahirdar)Hamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    Demagh AfroozAshraf laboratories (Pvt) Ltd.
    DOLABIHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    HABB-E-JADWARHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    IJAMIAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    ITRIFAL ZAMANIHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    JAWAHAR MOHRAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    JAWARISH OOD TURSHHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    KHAMIRA MARWAREED Hafiz-e-QalibHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    Lazeez ChuranAshraf laboratories (Pvt) Ltd.
    Majoon Dabeed-ul-WardAshraf laboratories (Pvt) Ltd.
    MAJUN DABEED-UL- WARDHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN JIRYAN KHASHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN MOCHRASHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN MUGHALLIZ SADAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MUFARREH BARID SADAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MUFARREH SHAHIHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MUFARREH SHAIKH-UR-RAEESHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MUFARREH YAQUTI MOTADILHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    NAUSHDAROO LULVIHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    QURS HUMMA JADIDHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    QURS JAWAHIR MOHRAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    QURS-E-SEHARHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    TIRYAQ-E-FISHARHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

    Compound Preparations

    Bambusa arundinacea Retz. is used in the preparation of Arq Amber, Dawa-ul-Misk Mo'tadil Jawahardar, Hab Amber Momyaie, Hab Tabashir, Halwai-Supari Pak, Itrifal Zamani, Jawahar Mohra, Jawarish Ood Mulayyin, Jawarish Tabashir, Ma'jun Mochrus, Mufarreh Azam, Mufarreh Barid Jawahar Wali, Mufarreh Barid Sada, Safuf Lodh, Safuf Longa, Safuf Sat Gilo, Zarur-e-Mujaffif compounds.


    Whole Herb1.000g - 3.000gN/A

    Herb's Description

    Bambusa arundinacea Retz. is a tree and thorny in texture, 80-100 ft long, irregularly shaped, size is usually 6-7 inches in diameter. It blooms gregariously, once in about 30 years. Tall, with a thick central root stalk, bearing bright green shining culms.
    Bambusa arundinacea Retz.'s Manna, concave to convex in shape, opaque white or bluish opalescent in color, size is usually 1 inch

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It occurs in Bengal, Cambodia, Central India, Lao Peoples Democaratic Republic, Nepal, North India, Pakistan, Philippines, South india, Veitnam, Western India.. It is not found wild in indus basin but is cultivated from Ravi Eastwards.
    Odor: The odor of Bambusa arundinacea Retz. is Odourless
    Taste: Tasteless


    No information regarding Bambusa arundinacea Retz.'s substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Bambusa arundinacea Retz.'s Active constituents:


    No information regarding Bambusa arundinacea Retz.'s antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Never to be administered in infusion or decoction. Prolonged use or large quantities are harmful to the functional capabilities of lungs and stomach.Prolonged use may be harmful for the people having cold temperament.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Bambusa arundinacea Retz.. (work in progress)