Illupaipoo is one of the medium grain and medium GI rice variety which grows in samba season. The grain has a fragrance like the Madhuca flower (illupai poo in Tamil). It is native to Tamil Nadu and takes 120 days to grow with a height of 110 cms
According to Siddha, Illupaipoo samba porridge is great for people who are paralyzed and effective for joint pains. It helps to clear skin problems and gives an immunity boost.