Koubru yai

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Convolvulaceae
Genus : Ipomoea
Species : digitata Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Giant potato
Hindi Name : Bilaikand
Manipuri Name : Koubru yai
Other Details
Habit : Robust climbing herb
Parts Use : Tuberous roots
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.

Koubru yai
Koubru yai