Ipomoea Batatas: Talbos ng Kamote (Power Herb)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

First Vita Plus: Ipomoea Batatas: Talbos ng Kamote (Power Herb)

Ipomoea batatas is a warm season crop extensively cultivated in the Philippines. It can easily be planted any time of the year and propagated from stem cuttings.


First Vita Plus: Ipomoea Batatas: Talbos ng Kamote (Power Herb)

First Vita Plus: Ipomoea Batatas: Talbos ng Kamote (Power Herb)


Its roots are high in calories and vitamin A and the leafy tops are eaten as vegetables. The tops, especially purplish ones are used for diabetes and the crushed leaves are applied to boils and acne.


Nutritional Value


Ipomoea batatas contains calcium, 30; magnesium, 24; potassium, 373; sodium, 13; phosphorus, 49; chlorine, 85; sulphur, 26; and iron, 0.8 mg/100 g; iodine, 4.5 g/kg; magnanese, copper, and zinc are present in traces.


Remedy for:


  • Tumors of mouth and throat
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Catarhh (Runny Nose; increase in the production of mucus, as it happens in the common cold)
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Stomach Distress
  • Whitlows (Pus-filled infection on the skin at the side of a fingernail or toenail)

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