Chingthrao-ngourunaba - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Camels foot tree
Hindi :Kachnal /Kachnar
Manipuri :Chingthrao-ngourunaba

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Caesalpiniaceae
Genus :Bauhinia
Species :variegata  Linn.
Habit :Medium size profuse tree
Parts Used :Bark, Flower, Leaf and Root
Mode of Preparation :Barks crushed and soaked in water for infusion. Flowers and pods eaten raw. Tender pods eaten by children.
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :b-sitosterol, lupeol, kaempferol-3-glucoside and 5-7-dehydroxy.
Ailment Treated:Roots and barks are astringent, acrid, cooling, depurative, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory and styptic. Bark is tonic and anthelmintic. Infusion of bark is used in leucorrhoa. Fresh flower and young pods are eaten for regulating blood pressure.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Manipur Medicinal Plants