Botanical name – Pueraria tuberosa
Family name –Leguminoseae
English name – Finger-leaf morning glory
Common name – Kudzu
Synonyms – Kandapalasha, Ksheerashukla, Ikshugandha, Rshyagandhika, Mahashweta
Habit – Perennial shrub
Useful Parts – Tuber
Common Uses of Vidarikand – It is unctuous, anabolic, nutritive, cholagogue, carminative, cardiotonic, haemostatic, aphrodisiac, glactogogue, diuretic, complexion enhancer and rejuvenator.
Indications – Intermittent fever, dysuria, burning sensation, diabetes and emaciation.
Products description – It is a main ingredient in Ashoka Ghee and Amritaprash Ghee.