Bhuja patra

Bhuja patra - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Indian birch
Hindi :Bhujpatra
Manipuri :Bhuja patra

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Betulaceae
Genus :Betula
Species :alnoides  Buch.-Ham.
Habit :Robust tree
Parts Used :Bark, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed for paste. Peeled bark is burnt and ash powder is used for local application.
Mode of use :Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste is antiseptic and used in snake-bite. Ash powder obtained after burning the bark is good for local application against bacterial skin infection.
Source:Wildly grown in hills.

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