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.

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
John 3:16