Ananba/ Limon pambi

Ananba/ Limon pambi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :White jute
Hindi :Narcha
Manipuri :Ananba/ Limon pambi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Tiliaceae
Genus :Corchorus
Species :capsularies  Linn.
Habit :Tall slender shrub
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaves cooked for decoction. Fresh leaves crushed for juice.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :The plant yields a glucoside – capsularin.
Ailment Treated:Cooked / boiled leaf taken as tonic. Fresh leaf juice is taken in case of indigestion and loss of appetite.
Source:Generally cultivated in the valley areas.

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