6 Jatamansi Benefits for Your Mind and Body

6 Jatamansi Benefits for Your Mind and Body

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Bajaj Finserv Health
April 13, 20224 mins read

Key Takeaways

  • There are plenty of Jatamansi benefits for your health
  • Jatamansi uses help promote hair growth and boost memory
  • Jatamansi may also aid in curing headache and sore throat

Jatamansi, also known as spikenard, is a plant-based herb used commonly in Ayurveda [1]. It is made from an endangered, dwarf, and hairy, perennial plant species. It acts as a natural stimulant that helps boost your brain function and memory. This is due to its antioxidant properties that prevent cell damage. It also calms down your brain and manages insomnia and anxiety. According to research, Jatamansi benefits for your skin and consists of various healing properties. The best way to consume Jatamansi is in powdered form. You can mix it with honey and take it once or twice a day. This practice does not require you to make any major lifestyle changes, but it is a good way to start prioritizing your health. 

There are Jatamansi capsules and tablets available in the market, but the powdered form is more effective as it has raw Jatamanshi. You can also prepare a paste with the powdered form of Jatamansi and apply it directly to your skin to manage skin infections and prevent aging. Apart from these forms, Jatamansi is available as an essential oil, which you can use for aromatherapy. Read on further to understand the Jatamansi benefits.

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Keeps BP in check

If you are suffering from hypertension, consuming Jatamansi can decrease your blood pressure and boost circulation. It also reduces the risk of heart diseases by reducing the chances of blood clots. 

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Helps with epilepsy

Having this herb may increase your brain’s gamma amino butyric acid levels that keep you from keeping anxious or stressed as well as decrease the risk of epilepsy seizures. Taking Jatamansi in powdered form or as capsules can help cure spasms, hysteria, and convulsions and reduce the intensity of seizures. Consume the powder with honey or take tablets as per your doctors’ guidance.

Reduces forgetfulness

Jatamansi increases your ability to learn and remember things better by aiding brain transmissions. Jatamansi powder can be used as a memory enhancer as it boosts the faculties of your mind and provides a sense of relaxation too. It is a great herb for your nervous system and can help in treating various neurological conditions. You can either massage the Jatamansi oil directly on your scalp or consume the roots of this plant for best results. 

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Decreases tension 

The herb brings balance to your mind and helps decrease the feeling of worry and stress. It relaxes your brain and is especially beneficial for those experiencing depression, psychoses, dementia, and other mental health conditions. Mix the powder in fruit juices and consume it as a daily drink for maximum benefits.

Boosts skin health

This herb provides an effective cure to many kinds of skin infections as it kills fungus and other harmful microorganisms. It also reduces swelling, which works to soothe skin during rashes or irritation. It can also alleviate skin burns caused by rosacea or psoriasis. Apply this herb directly to the place where you feel a sting or have a rash by making a paste with water. 

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Improves hair health 

Jatamansi works against microbes and reduces inflammation, too, which helps your hair grow in a healthy way, without fungus and bacteria causing problems. This herb can also smoothen frizz from your hair and add a glossy look and feel. You can take the Jatamansi tablets as per the advice of your doctor, or you can mix the powder into a carrier oil. Apply this oil to your scalp and shampoo it the next day. 

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Jatamansi benefits you in endless ways and may also help with headaches and sore throats. There are various forms of Jatamansi available in the market. However, make sure you consult your doctor before using it in any form to beware of any allergic reactions. Getting a doctor’s opinion is also important before consuming Jatamansi if you are pregnant. You can get a doctor consultation on Bajaj Finserv Health to understand how to take this herb and how to mix other herbs with Jatamansi to avail further benefits. With expert guidance from the comfort of your home, you can start working towards a healthy lifestyle.

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  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3618914/

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