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Scientific name of Giant Potato: Ipomia paniculata/Pueraria tuberosa
Name of Giant Potato in different languages:
English: Aligator Yam, Milky Yam
Malayalam: Muthak മുതക്ക്, Palmuthuk
Giant Potato-Ipomia paniculata is a vine, a type of morning glory, it can grow up to 10 m. Leaves are dark green, Leaf blades are circular in outline, 7 to 18 cm and 7 to 22 cm, palmately 5 to 7-divided. Flowers are pink and darker in center, funnel-shaped, 5 to 6 cm across. Rhizomes are the useful plant part in Ayurveda medicines, which is similar to the sweet potato.
Useful plant parts:
To treat Vata disorders, increase breast milk, increase body strength, moderates menstrual discharge, increases body weight, and cure TB.
Beta-sitosterol (an antioxidant) Ergonovine, (an alkaloid)
Giant Potato is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-