Aligator Yam, Milky Yam
Latin name: Ipomoea digitata Linn., I.paniculata (Linn.) R.Br.
Sanskrit/Indian name: Vidari
The roots of plant are used to increase quantity of breast milk.
The root powder is given in emaciation, debility, poor digestion.
In spermatorrhoea (involuntary discharge of semen without orgasm), the juice of fresh root is given with cumin/jeera and sugar.