Heigreng/Heikreng - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Southern nettle
Hindi :
Manipuri :Heigreng/Heikreng

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Ulmaceae
Genus :Celtis
Species :timorensisĀ  Linn.
Habit :Bulk-canopy medium-sized tree
Parts Used :Fruit and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf crushed with water for extract. Leaves crushed for decoction
Mode of use :Fresh and decoction
Ingredients :Plant contains tannins and mucilage.
Ailment Treated:Leaf extract is used in dysentery and jaundice. Fruit is applied in peptic ulcer, diarrhoea and dysentery. Decoction of leaves are used in urinary problems (scanty of urination).
Source:Wild in valley areas but population has been declined to a great extend.

Manipur Medicinal Plants