Six excellent medicinals

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The six excellent medicinals (Tib. སྨན་བཟང་པོ་དྲུག, Wyl. sman bzang po drug) are:

  • Nutmeg (Skt. jāti; Wyl. dz'a ti)
  • Bamboo juice or tabasheer (Skt. vaṃśalocanā; Wyl. cu gang)
  • Saffron (Skt. kuṅkuma; Wyl. gur gum / gur kum)
  • Cloves (Skt. lavaṅga; Wyl. li shi)
  • Cardamom or elettaria cardamomum (Skt. elā; Wyl. sug smel)
  • Black cardamom (Skt. kākoli; Wyl. ka ko la)