Heijampet - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Mysore raspberry
Hindi :Kala hinsalu
Manipuri :Heijampet

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rosaceae
Genus :Rubus
Species :ellipticus  Thunb.
Habit :Straggling spiny shrub
Parts Used :Root and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed for decoction. Ripe fruits eaten raw and also used for making jam.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :Plant contains rosifoliol, bicyclogemacrene and pregujerene, b-caryophyllene, humulene, hihydro-agarofuran and hedycaryol.
Ailment Treated:Decoction of leaves are used in urinary complaints and also used in painful menstruation. Root is used in colic.
Source:Generally grown at foothills.

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