Heijaang - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Citron
Hindi :Bara-nimbu
Manipuri :Heijaang

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rutaceae
Genus :Citrus
Species :medica  Linn.
Habit :Evergreen shrub
Parts Used :Fruit, Root, Bud, Flower, Seed
Mode of Preparation :Fruits are edible. Leaf crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Fresh, Decoction.
Ingredients :Plant contains Campesterol, sticmasterol and cholesteriol. Fruit contains oils having x-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene-3-carene, (+)limonene, p-cumene, gama-terpinene, terpinolene, nonyl aldehyde and citronellol.
Ailment Treated:Roots are laxative, anthelmintic, diuretic and useful in constipation. Buds and flowers are agstingent, stimulant, anti-emetic, appetizer, anorexia, vomiting and tumours. Ripe fruits are sweet, emolient, sour, stimulant, carminative, emmenagogue and cardiac stimulant. Seed are stimulant, anti-inflammatory, emmenagogue and haemorroids. Leaves are used for traditional hair lotion.
Source:Cultivated and marketable.

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