Hanurei - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Sonarupa
Manipuri :Hanurei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rubiaceae
Genus :Mussaenda
Species :roxburghii  Hook. f.
Habit :Bushy evergreen shrub
Parts Used :Root, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed for decoction. Leaves crushed with water for juice. Dried root ground for powder.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Leaves are used for preparation of hair lotion (chinghi). Juice of leaf is used for jaundice. Root powdered mixed with cow’s urine is applied in leucoderma. Root and leaves are crushed and applied in snake bite.
Source:Wild in both hills and valley areas.

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