Vidarikanda (as it is referred to in Sanskrit) or Puerariatuberosa is also known as Indian Kudzu and is a perennial woody climber belonging to Fabaceae family.
It is characterized by robust tuberous roots with the full height of 5 to 6 meter when maturely grown up. It has white flowers with a shadow of pink.
Puerariatuberosa is commonly grown in India, Pakistan, and Nepal. It consists of many medicinal properties that are useful in the Ayurveda medicinal system. Most importantly are the Puerariatuberosa’s roots, which are used for many medicinal benefits. The roots of Vidarikanda are equipped with sterols, amino acids, sugars, and steroids. The plant has been researched to contain antimicrobial properties.