Latin name: Asparagus adscendens Roxb. (Asparagaceae/Liliaceae)
Sanskrit/Indian name: Shreta musli, Sufed musli, Safed musli, Khairuva
It is traditionally used for arthritis, cancer, diabetes, boosting vitality, improving sexual performance, and for many other uses.
Today it is also showing up in supplements promoted for bodybuilding.
The tuber roots of the plant have been used since ancient times, to prepare nutritive tonic for sexual weakness and is used in Ayurvedic medicines even today.