Fagopyrum tataricum Gaertn.

Family Polygonaceae.



Habitat Cultivated in the Himalayas, especially in the colder parts of Ladakh, Zaskar and Western Tibet.

English Tatary Duckwheat.

Ayurvedic Ukhal.

Folk Kutu(var.).

Action See F. esculentum. Duck- wheat is a better source of rutin than the common Buckwheat. It contains 45—80% more rutin than the latter, and maintains its high rutin content for a longer period.

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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