Sanskrit: Vacha, Ugragandha
Vacha, "speech", is a sedge-like grass, with long, narrow leaves and fleshy stems coated in tiny white flowers, and sending down strongly aromatic rhizomes; it thrives in wet marshlands throughout the world.
Rasa: Pungent, bitter, astringent
Guna: Light, dry, penetrating
Dosha: VK, P+
Dhatu: Plasma, muscle, fat, nerve, reproductive
Srotas: Digestive, respiratory, circulatory, nervous, reproductive