About Koshtam / Crepe Ginger (Raw)
Cheilocostus speciosus, or crêpe ginger, is a species of flowering plant in the family Costaceae. Some botanists have now revived the synonym Hellenia speciosa for this species
Benefits of Koshtam / Crepe Ginger (Raw)
Rhizomes are used to treat boils, constipation, diarrhea, headache, giddiness, leprosy, skin diseases, fever, bronchial complaints and ear-ache, among others. According to Kama Sutra, it is also a cosmetic ingredient to be applied on the eyelashes to increase sexual attraction.