Aman - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Jhingan
Manipuri :Aman

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Anacardiaceae
Genus :Lannea
Species :coromandelica (Hour.)  Merr.
Habit :Medium size tree
Parts Used :Bark, Fruit and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf crushed for decoction. Fruit crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :Hydrolysis, l-arabinose, d-galactose and a complex monobasic acid, the bar contain C – 8% phlobatannin and may be used for tannin and dyeing purposes.
Ailment Treated:Hot fomented leaf is applied in muscular sprain. Bark is astringent and used as lotion in ulcer, eye-sores and stimulant in gout. Leaf decoction is used in apathy of mouth, tooth ache, inflammations and elephantiasis. Fruit juice is used as emetic.
Source:Wild near the foothills and low altitude hills; non- marketable.

Manipur Medicinal Plants