Hei-gri - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Chalta
Manipuri :Hei-gri

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Dilleniaceae
Genus :Dillenia
Species :indica  Linn.
Habit :Bulky canopy evergreen tree
Parts Used :Bark, Fruit and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Unripe fruits are boiled for external use. Bark and leaves are boiled for consumption. Fruit is crushed for juice extract. Fruit is edible.
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :Bark contains tannin (10%).
Ailment Treated:Fruit decoction is anti-dandruff and prevents hair fall. Fruit juice is laxative & tonic. Decoction of bark and leaves is astringent.
Source:Grown wild in the hills. Not so common.

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