The egg-shaped tubers are similar to our native potato and native to India and west Africa. It is Cultivated majorly in west Africa and South east Asia. No one know who gave the name Chinese potato as it is said that is available since 1440.
- Chinese Potato is useful in treating stomach disorders, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth and throat infection, abdominal pain, wounds, burns, insect bites and other sensory disorders.
- This plant is rich in vitamin B6 that maximizes the metabolic processes and efficiency of various organs.
- It is said that eating this Chinese potato can prevent against inflammation in case of body weakness, sore arms and also prevent which is caused due to deficiency of Vitamin C.
- Chinese potato is beneficial for during pregnancy period. It is suggested that instead of pills, females can consume this plant which helps in replenishing the requirement of folate content.