Latin Name

Dioscorea bulbifera

English Name

Air potato

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Balances all three Doshas

Properties and Uses

It is commonly used herb in general debility and chronic fatigue syndrome due to its nourishing and rejuvenating properties. It is also used as an aphrodisiac. It acts as an appetizer and also relieves flatulence. Oil medicated with it is used for external application in chronic non healing ulcers.

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