English :White jute
Manipuri :Ananba/ Limon pambi
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
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.