Chaokhong macha

Chaokhong macha - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Chaokhong macha

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Polygonaceae
Genus :Polygonum
Species :minus  Huds.
Habit :Small erect herb
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :Presence of kesom oil (aldehyde content oil) are reported.
Ailment Treated:Plant soup after boiling in water is taken for better urination. Decoction of leaf is given for indigestion after parturition (child birth).
Source:Wild in marshy places; non-marketable.

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