Potato papa or Solanum tuberosum,what is the fame of the Potato except Potato famines and more...
- Basic Botanical Data of Potato.
- What is a potato?.
- Origin and Dissemination of Patato.
- Potato:the Archeology and History.
- Today's Potato.
- Parts of Patato:Introduction.
- Varieties of Potato.
- Food value of Patato.
- Constituents of Potato.
- Nutritional Value and Phytochemicals of Potato.
- Health benefits and concerns of Potato.
- Functions,Medicinal Uses of Potato.
- Dosage and Administration of Potato.
- Modern Researches of Potato.
- Research Update:Potato or Solanum tuberosum L.
Functions,Medicinal Uses of Potato.:
Nourishes the spleen and benefits the stomach; stops pain and relieves urgency, detoxifies and relieves swelling.
Its function is somewhat similar to that of sweet potato, only a little bit weaker. So, it is a spleenic and stomach tonic and is good for general weakness of the body.
Potatoes are frequently served whole or mashed as a cooked vegetable and are also ground into potato flour, used in baking and as a thickener for sauces. They are also eaten as potato chips and fries in fast food industry. Potatoes are highly digestible.
Medicinal Uses of Potato:
Whilst mainly used as a staple food, potatoes do also have a number of medicinal virtues. A juice made from the tubers, when taken in moderation, can be helpful in the treatment of peptic ulcers, bringing relief from pain and acidity. Excessive doses of potato juice can be toxic - do not drink the juice of more than one large potato per day. A poultice has been made from boiling potatoes in water. This is applied as hot as can be borne to rheumatic joints, swellings, skin rashes, haemorrhoids etc. Peeled but uncooked potatoes have been pounded in a mortar and then applied cold as a soothing plaster to burns and scalds. Potato skins are used in India to treat swollen gums and to heal burns.
The tubers contain very small quantities of atropine alkaloids. One property of these alkaloids is the reduction of digestive secretions, including acids produced in the stomach.
The leaves are antispasmodic.
Alcohol; Biomass; Cleanser; Cosmetic; Polish; Size; Starch.
The tubers are a source of starch that is used in sizing cotton and to make industrial alcohol etc. It also has many other uses in industry.
Ripe potato juice is an excellent cleaner of silks, cottons and woollens. The water in which potatoes have been boiled can be used to clean silver and to restore a shine to furniture.
Emollient and cleansing face masks are made from potatoes, these are used to treat hard, greasy and wrinkled skins.
The potato is a good source of biomass. When boiled with weak sulphuric acid, potato starch is changed into glucose and this can then be fermented into alcohol.
Cosmetic uses of Potato
Some glossary declared a component named Azelaic Acid from Potato do inhibits tyrosinase activity to reduce pigmentation spotting related to breakouts, treats mild to moderate acne (both inflammatory and comedonal), reduces bacteria growth in the follicles, scavenges free radicals.Solanum tuberosum extract is potato starch. Used as a thickening agent in cosmetics.
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