English :Indian shot
Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Species :indica Linn.
Habit :Tall herb
Parts Used :Root
Mode of Preparation :Fresh root crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use :Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :Rhyzomes contain mostly carbohydrates.
Ailment Treated:The crushed root is used in fever and dropsy. Root is diaphoretic, demulcent, stimulant and diuretic.
Source:Generally cultivated and sometimes grown as escapes in marshy places.