English: Kans grass, Thatch grass, Wild sugar cane
Sanskrit: Kasa – Kasha
Hindi: कांस Kaans
It is mostly seen in the Western Ghat area, It is a perennial grass, that grows up to 3 meters and spreads over rhizomatous roots. Leaves are long rough and lengths up to 1 meter and widths of up to 15 mm. Inflorescence is white, with soft hair and erect, which measures up to 30 cm long.
Useful plant parts: Whole plant, Root
To treat Kidney stone, dyspepsia, piles, sexual weakness, gynecological disorders, respiratory problems, burning sensation, etc.
Chemical contents: Steroids, tannins, Alkaloids, Flavanoids, Saponins, Bufotenin etc.
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