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Uses indivara indivara in other systems of medicine

indivara indivara :

indivara indivara : Monochoria vaginalis Presl.


Use in other system of medicine:

Edibility / Nutritional
- Tubers, leaves and aerial parts are eaten, raw or cooked.
- In Bengal, tender stalk and leaves are eaten as vegetable.
- In Java, entire plant, except for the roots, eaten as vegetable.
- Nutritional evaluation suggests the plant can be an alternative nutrient rich leafy vegetable.
Folkloric 
- Leaves are poulticed after boils have burst.
- Juice of roots for stomach and liver problems, asthma and toothache.
- In Java leaf juice use for coughs; roots for stomach and liver complaints, asthma and toothache. Leaves with ginger and honey taken for cough and cold.
- Bark eaten with sugar for asthma. 
- In India, used for burns and scalds; general debility, asthma, fever, hemorrhage, cough, scurvy, dipsia, strangury, gastropathy, hepatopathy, odontalgia, scurvy and hemorrhages.
- Paste of tuber used externally as antidote to snakebite poisoning in Tamil Nadu. 
- In Tripuri, India, decoction of fresh roots used for nausea. Whole plant is cooked by tribal people and used in digestive disorders. Young shoots used for gastritis and asthma.
- Paniya tribe of India use the leaves for diabetes.
- In the Siddha system, roots is used for cough, disease of pittam, venereal afflictions, thirst, fainting, and fever. 
- Juice of leaves applied to boils. 
- In Ayurvedic and Unani medicine, root is chewed for toothaches and sugared bark for asthma.

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