In Vajikarana Rasayana Curculigo orchioides is known as Kali Musli, a herb native to India and is considered a potent aphrodisiac and adaptogen, immunostimulant, hepatoprotective,antioxidant, anti-cancer and anti-diabetic in the Ayurvedic Vajikarana Rasayana system , having also a sedative, anticonvulsant and androgen-like effect.
Curculigo orchioides is a tropical flowering herb  that we can find in the subtropical part of Himalaya, and whose main quality refers to the rejuvenating and aphrodisiac properties exerted by some parts of this herb, something that we can easily find documented in the abundant literature, scientific studies and clinical trials done on the properties of Curculigo orchioides.
These two properties exerted by Curculigo orchioides, rejuvenating and aphrodisiac, correspond to the treatment given by Vajikarana Rasayana Indian system of medicine to this herb, Vajikarana for the virile therapy and Rasayana for the rejuvenating effects.
OTHER VAJIKARANA RASAYANA HERBS
In Vajikarana Rasayana system of medicine, Curculigo orchioides shares the podium with other important herbs as:
- dactylorhiza hatagirea,
- asparagus racemosus,
- chlorophytum borivilianum ,
- bhuriphali and
- mucuna pruriens (Kapikacchu).