Vanshlochan Bamboo Manna is effective in debility, impotence, male sexual disorders, cough, asthma, bronchitis, burning sensations, diseases of the blood, tuberculosis, leprosy and fever. It is added in composition of numerous compound prescriptions used for affections of the lungs. Vanshlochan is astringent, sweet in taste (rasa), sweet after digestion (Vipaka), and is cool in effect (Virya). It is a Sheet Virya herbs. Sheet Virya or Cool potency herb, it subdues Pitta (Bile) Vata (Wind), gives nourishment to body and steadiness. It supports building of body fluids.