Latin Name

Amorphophallus campanulatus

English Name

Elephant yam

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It has stimulant effect on Liver, It relieves intestinal gas. It is used in digestive disorders causing abdominal pain. It acts as an effective analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent. It is popularly used medicine in treatment of piles. It is considered as an aphrodisiac with nourishing properties. It is used in general debility.

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