Scientific name: Dracaena trifasciata

Family name: Asparagaceae


It is an evergreen perennial plant forming dense strands, spreading by way of its creeping rhizome, which is sometimes above ground, sometimes underground. Its stiff leaves grow vertically from a basal rosette. Mature leaves are dark green with light gray-green cross-banding and usually range from 70–90 centimetres (2.3–3.0 ft) long and 5–6 centimeters (2.0–2.4 in) wide, though it can reach heights above 2 m (6 ft) in optimal conditions.
Chemical constituent:

Phytochemical screening of water and ethanol extracts yielded alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, glycosides terpenoids, tannins, proteins, and carbohydrates.

  • Phytochemical screening of leaves extract yielded flavonoids, tannins, alkaloids, phenols, steroids, and saponins.
  • Phytochemical screening of ethanol extract of leaves and rhizomes yielded alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, glycosides, tannins, sterols, and triterpenes

Vipaka- Katu.
Karma-Balance kapha dosha
1.Anti-Cancer-snake plants clean the environments of cancer-causing agents like toluene, xylene, benzene, formaldehyde make it an effective anti-cancer plant.
2.Effective for Allergies-Snake plants absorb carbon dioxide and toxin particles from the air while releasing oxygen into the air. When you breathe fresh air, there are fewer chances of developing allergies and airborne diseases. Thus snake plant naturally decreases the onset of allergies.
3.Stress-I helps to sleep so it decreases the stress.

Is Naagdman safe?

Yes it is safe to consume but should not consume in excess.

Consumptions of naagdaman should be avoided by pregnant and breastfeeding ladies.