Vatsnabh “the king of poisons? is a poisonous herb and widely used in therapeutics of Ayurveda and other traditional medicine, after the elimination of toxic components. Vatsnabh is pungent, bitter and astringent in taste. Majorly used part for therapeutic benefit is tuberous root. The therapeutic potency of Vatsnabha is more potent during winter season. Pharmacological studies shown according to recent studies are anesthetic, antiarthritic, de-obstruent (Shroto-Vishodhana), diaphoretic, diuretic, sedative, nerve stimulator, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antidote, and cardiac stimulant. These properties helps to manage diseases like pyrexia, indigestion, anorexia, spleen disorders, gout, cough, Asthma, vision problems, night blindness, eye infections, inflammation, otitis, headache, sciatica, backache and joint disorders.