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Ipomoea digitata Linn.
  • Family : Convolvulaceae
  • Synonym : I.paniculata
  • English : Giant potato
  • Hindi : Bhukumdaa
  • Gujarati : Vidaareekand
  • Sanskrit : Iksugandh¡, Iksuvalli, Kshir vidari

  • Part used : Root tuber

Botanical Description:  A perrenial spreading handsome twining shrub with long petioled deeply palmate leaves.

It is generally found growing in moist areas in India.

Ayurvedic Properties and Uses:

  • Rasa : Madhura, Tikta, Kasaya
  • Guna : Guru, Snigdha
  • Virya : Sita
  • Vipaka : Madhura
  • Karma : Brmhana, Balya, Rasayana, Svarya, Vatahara, Vrsya, Varnya, Atimutrala, Stanyajanana,

Modern Pharmacological Action: The root is regarded as a diuretic, leprosy, burning sensation, vomiting, disease of blood, anthelmintic, syphilis and spleen disease. The plant used as Aphrodisiac activity Anticancer and anti microbial activity. Resin glycoside was isolated from leaves and stems of Ipomoea Digitata, Anti-microbial activity and anti-complement, Flowering plant used against snakebite plant used as treatment of oral diseases.

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