Solanum Tuberosum , see it in other uses


Perennial plant up to 1 meter high, with composite leaves on branched stems, white or purple flowers and large fruits.


  1. starch,
  2. vitamins A, B, C and K,
  3. alkaloids and trace elements.

Juice is useful if you are taking moderate to digestive ailments, such as ulcers and acidity, due to gastrointestinal fluid. Externally the pulp and peel, as a sedative, soothes joint pains, back pain and skin problems.

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