English :Solid bamboo
Hindi :Bans kaban
Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Species :strictus (Roxb.) Nees.
Habit :Tall tree
Parts Used :Tender stem, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf used as fodder. Tender shoot crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Bamboo is used in preparation of activated carbon.
Ailment Treated:White deposite of calcium on the nodes used as tonic, astringent and used to patients having calcium deficiency. Tender shoot decoction paste is applied in poisonous bites.