English :Winter leek
Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Species :hookerii Linn.
Habit :Aromatic delicate herb
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed for juice. Juice is mixed with common salt. Whole plant part is used as a spices. Leaves boiled for consumption.
Mode of use :Fresh and Decoction
Ailment Treated:Leaf juice is useful for stomach ulcers. Consumption of fresh leaves is useful for reducing high blood pressure. Boiled leaf is useful against calculi formation inside the body.
Source:Generally cultivated in the home gardens & found sold in the markets.