Microstylis musifera Ridley

Synonym ► Malaxis muscifera (Lindley) Kuntz.

Family ► Orchidaceae.

Habitat ► Northern Himalayas at altitudes of 1,500 to 2,800 m.

Ayurvedic ► Jivaka, Madhura, Shranga, Hriswaanga, Kurcha, Shirraka. (Substitute: Pueraria tuberosa.)

Action ► Rejuvenating tonic.

Synonym ► Malaxis acuminata D. Don

Family ► Orchidaceae.

Habitat ► Northern Himalayas at altitudes of 1,500 to 2,800 m.

Ayurvedic ► Rshabhaka, Rshabha, Rshabham, Vrishabh, Dhira, Vishani. (Substitute: Pueraria tuberosa.)

Action ► Rejuvenating tonic.

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