English :Potato yam
Manipuri :Lam haa
Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Species :bulbifera Linn.
Habit :Robust climbing herb
Parts Used :Tubers
Mode of Preparation :Tubers crushed for decoction. Tubers dried & pounded.
Mode of use :Decoction, Local Application
Ailment Treated:Tuber decoction is taken in cough, dysentery and in piles. Dried tubers are pounded are applied to ulcers.
Source:Wild in low-altitude hills & foothills.