Jatamansi means 'whose flesh is like a dreadlock' it is known as
Jatamansi because its roots resembles the matted hair of the
Himalayan ascetics. It has a superb rejuvenating effect on the mind.
It is a sought after nervous relaxant and anti-spasmodic.
Benefits of Jatamansi :
Hysteria, nervousness, epilepsy, Parkinson's and
insomnia. It both cools and nourishes a 'hot' and
'exhausted' nervous system; clears pitta, calms vata,
reduces kapha. By virtue of its benefiting majja dhatu-agni
it enhances the intellect and induces mental clarity. Its
'penetrating quality' is useful in clearing headaches and
'muzzy' head syndrome.