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Botanical name – Alocasia indica

It is a tall (up to 2.7 m) aroid with succulent (10-20 cm) underground root stock; leaves alternate, petiolate.

Uses –

  • This plant has been mentioned in Charaka Samhita as useful to treat digestive disorders.
  • It is used in Ayurveda to treat digestive disorders, diuretic, piles.
  • Extract of petiole removes pus from ears
  • Ash of rhizome: used in treating buccal ulcer

More research is needed on this plant.