Coffee - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Coffee
Hindi :Caphi
Manipuri :Coffee

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rubiaceae
Genus :Coffea
Species :arabica  Linn.
Habit :Bushy shrub
Parts Used :Seed
Mode of Preparation :Seeds dried & crushed for powder. Seed is crushed for decoction. Unripe seed is soaked in water for infusion.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :Seeds contain caffiene more than tea, thus it has both good and evil effects on our body and mind.
Ailment Treated:Dried riped seed decoction used as a stimulant nervine and diuretic. Strong coffee is a remedy for poisoning by opium, alcohol and other narcotics. Seeds decoction stimulates the flow of digestive juices and intestinal peristalsis. Unripe seed infusion is good for migraine, fever and gout.

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