Botanical name: Chlorophytum Borivilianum
Family : Liliaceae
Popular Name(s): Safed Moosli, Shaqaqule, Dholi Musli, Khiruva, Shedheveli, Swetha Musli, Taniravi Thang
Habitat: Northern and western India
White Safed musli is a herb commonly found in some patches of forest areas of whole of India as well as in Maharashtra State. This is having a wonderful drug locally known as White Safed musli and this is used in all Ayurvedic medicines for strength and vigour. There are many muslies available in India. In Maharashtra State Chlorophytum borvivilianum is commonly available in the Forest areas at the altitude of 1200 metres above M.S.L. , in the Western Ghat areas as well as in the Melghat areas.
White Safed Musli is a medicinal plant, with small, usually white flowers, produced on sparse panicles up to 120 cm long. In some species of the plant, the panicle also bears plantlets, which take root on touching the ground. Since times immemorial, the tuber root and rhizome of the plant have been used for the purpose of curing human ailments and infections.