Benefits of Bamboo Shoots
Possible Cure for Poisoning
In Ayurvedic medicine, the ancient Indian science of medicine and lifestyle, it is believed that bamboo extracts contain anti venomous properties. They are useful in cases of both snake and scorpion bites. Bamboo plant is member in the grass family. After about 3 4 years of implantation, a new shoot arise from the root system which is gathered and used as a vegetable. Some of important edible species are Bambusa bambos, Bambusa tulda, B. polymorpha, B. balcooa, Dendrocalamus hemiltonii, D. gigentius, and Melocanna baccifera.