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Biological Name: Ipomoea paniculata, Ipomoea mauritiana, Ipomoea digitataVidari-kanda

Family: Convolvulaceae

Other Names: Bilai-kand, Vidari-kanda, Balaikand, Bhumikusmanda, Palmudukan kizhangu

Additional Info: The plant is indigenous to India.

Elements Applied: Tuber is applied in herbal medicine.

Used For: The remedy is effective due to its ability to boost urination, rejuvenate the system, stimulate the digestive system, induce menstruation and lactation, bile movement, boost sexual desire, and increase metabolic rates.

The list of conditions treated by Vidari-kanda includes: tuberculosis, weak digestion, menstrual irregularities, low weight, spleen and liver inflammations, lack of breast milk, and debility.

Preparation and Intake: The remedy is applied in form of milk or water decoction, confection, and powder.

Safety: There is no data concerning the plant’s safety level. Exercise care. Herbs applied in Ayurvedic medicines are commonly mixed with other plants to reduce the negative impact on the organism one of them may produce. Not recommended to use without medical control.