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Chlorophytum tuberosum is a herb usually growing up to 20–50 cm tall. Its underground parts comprise a short rhizome, often surrounded by fibres, which bears swollen roots with dark tubers to up 7 cm long at their tips.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 Cultivation Details
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Chlorophytum tuberosum can be used in Food. Tender leaves are cooked as vegetable. Tubers are eaten raw.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Chlorophytum tuberosum contains the Following nutritional components like - Vitamin-C; Glycoside; Hemicellulose; Mucilage; Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Sodium Zinc
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
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Chlorophytum tuberosum is available through June to September
Commonly seen growing in areas
- "Forest food for Northern region of Western Ghats" by Dr. Mandar N. Datar and Dr. Anuradha S. Upadhye, Page No.50, Published by Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science (MACS) Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune
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