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Chlorphytum borivillianum (Safed Musli) - Usage, Dosage and Benefits

Chlorphytum borivillianum, Safed Musli, Herbal Viagra
  • Latin name - Chlorphytum borivillianum
  • English name - Musli
  • Indian name - Safed Musli (herbal viagra)

Safed Musli is a traditional medicinal plant found is natural forest. Safed Musli is among the 20-odd species of native medicinal plants that enjoy extensive therapeutic application and expansive global market. Safed Musli is celebrated as a “Divya Aushad” with unparalleled medicinal aphrodisiac properties. It is a chief ingredient in the preparation of over a hundred Ayurvedic formulations. Besides its extensive use in Ayurveda and other conventional medicinal systems in Asia, Safed Musli is also gaining increasing acceptance as a vitalizer and health-giving tonic, a curative for pre-natal and post-natal problems, a restorative for immunity-improvement and as a remedy for diabetes and arthritis.

Alongside, the recent discovery of Safed Musli as a natural and safe aphrodisiac agent has also opened up new channels of application and new demand for it. By virtue of being a herb, Safed Musli has been found to be an ideal aphrodisiac with no negative side-effects associated with chemical-based aphrodisiac.

Plant Description

It is a pretty herb of 1.5 feet high with erect lanceolate herbed leaves erect dense flowered racemoses of white color. Safed Musli belongs to the family of Liliaceae.

Chemical Constituents

Safed musli contains saponin and alkaloids and these are the components that give safed musli its medicinal activity. Saponins are soap-like components found in plants that have can form foam. Two of the key saponins are hecogenin and stigmasterol. Stigmasterol is very similar in structure to testosterone. Consequently it can occupy the testosterone receptor sites -doorways to the cells, which can act like an aphrodisiac. Hecogenin has steroidal-like effects that help synthesize anabolic hormones. Anabolic hormones allow men to retain nitrogen more readily, which helps form larger more bulging muscles. Safed Musli is often referred to as Viagra without the side effects.

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Main uses of Safed Musli

  • For use as an aphrodisiac for erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, low sperm count.
  • As a Curative for Physical weakness and prevents many other illnesses
  • As a Curative for natal and post-natal problems
  • As an aphrodisiac agent and vitalizer
  • As an effective alternative to Viagra
  • As a general Sex tonic
  • As an Immunity-improving drug
  • As a remedy for diabetes and its complications
  • As a Remedy for Arthritis


Musli Powder : 3-6 grams per day.

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