English :Indian birch
Manipuri :Bhuja patra
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
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
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.