Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Tabasheer, or Tabachir, the Indian name for the remarkable siliceous secretion formed in the joints of old bamboo stems. It is an amorphous hydrated silica or opal; but is supposed in India to possess medicinal virtues. It is of a bluish-white color and has a pearly lustre.

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
Romans 5:8