Heibi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :
Manipuri :Heibi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rubiaceae
Genus :Vangueria
Species :spinosa  Linn.
Habit :Spiny small tree
Parts Used :Leaf and Fruit
Mode of Preparation :Leaves cooked for consumption. Leaves crushed for paste. Ripe fruit edible; leaf/shoot usd as an ingredient in the preparation of traditional salad (Singju) & also used in traditional shampoo (chenghi).
Mode of use :Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Cooked leaf useful for intestinal worm. Leaf paste is used for local application on head in hoarseness.
Source:Wildly grown in both hills & valley areas & occasionally cultivated.

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