Diva / Pebada / दिवा / Arisaema murrayi (Grah.) Hook

Other Names

  • Local Name: Diva / Pebada / दिवा
  • Common Name: Cobra Lily
  • Botanical Name: Arisaema murrayi (Grah.) Hook

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Herb
  • Occurrence: Forest areas, Hilly areas
  • Season of Availability: June-October
  • Geography: Moist deciduous forests
  • Method of Propagation: Seed propagation
  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds

Edible Parts

  • Edible Parts: Tubers
  • Can be Eaten Raw: No

Method of Consumption

  • Raw: No
  • Ripe: No
  • Both Raw & Ripe: No
  • Dangerous Form to Consume: Raw plant
  • As Food: Eaten as vegetable
  • As Medicine: Used medicinally to treat asthma, bronchitis and cold.
  • Cooking Method: Flowers are mostly used medicinally.
  • Preservation / Curing Technique: N/A
  • Does Require Another Plants to be cooked together: No
  • Souring Agents Required: N/A

Nutritional & Medicinal Benefits

  • Nutritional Benefit: Contains sugars and picric acid.
  • Medicinal Benefit: Helps treat asthma, bronchitis, and cold.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Used medicinally to treat asthma, bronchitis and cold.

Recipes / Usage

  • Tribal Recipe / Usage: N/A

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Diva / Pebada / दिवा / Arisaema murrayi (Grah.) Hook

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