Latin name: Valeriana jatamansi, V. wallichii
Sanskrit/Indian name: Tagara
It is supposedly useful in diseases of eye, blood and livers, is used as a remedy for hysteria, hypochondriasis, nervous unrest and emotional stress.
The paste of roots mashed in water is applied on forehead to alleviate the pain. Externally, the paste of its roots is applied in wounds for better healing.