Koubru yai




Koubru yai - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

English :Giant potato
Hindi :Bilaikand
Manipuri :Koubru yai

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Convolvulaceae
Genus :Ipomoea
Species :digitata  Linn.
Habit :Robust climbing herb
Parts Used :Tuberous roots
Mode of Preparation :Root is dried and crushed into powder. Root powder is crushed for decoction .
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:The roots are sweet, sour, acrid, astringent, cooling emollient, aphrodisiac, galactogague, diuretic, depeurative, stimulant, appetizer, carminative, stomachic, anthelmintic, expectorant and tonic. Powdered roots used in diseases of spleen and liver, debility, fat accumulation and menorrhagia.
Source:Generally grown in swampy areas.

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