Ipomoea pandurata (Man of the Earth)

ipomoea pandurata

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Scientific Name  Ipomoea pandurata
Common Names  Man of the Earth
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Root
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Root-tastes like sweet potato, edible, tea is diuretic and laxative, poultice treats arthritis  and rheumatism, influences the lungs, kidneys, and liver, treats abdominal pains
Used to treat  Coughs/Colds/Expectorants, Cure-All, Insecticides, Kidney/Diuretics,  Pulmonary/Respiratory Aids, Stomach

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