Information on Potato

Latin NameSolanum tuberosum
Part UsedTuber
Herb FormsFresh grated vegetable as a poultice.
AffectsImmune system
CautionsNever consume the green tubers.
Botanical InfoA bushy cultivated plant from the Nightshade family with white flowers and underground tubers.
DescriptionRaw potato juice is taken for arthritis, heartburn, and gastric ulcers. In grated form, a potato poultice is applied for conjunctivitis and pruritis.

Potato has a taste of SWEET, MILD and a temperature of COOL.


Fresh Juicefresh grated tuber as a poultice

Ailments Treated by Potato

AilmentTreatment SupportApplication
Arthritisantiinflammatoryraw juice
Conjunctivitiscooling anti-inflammatoryraw grated as a poultice