Heitroi




Heitroi - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

English :Puneala plum
Hindi :Paniala
Manipuri :Heitroi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Flacourtiaceae
Genus :Flacourtia
Species :jangomas (Lour.)  Raeusch.
Habit :Spiny medium-sized tree
Parts Used :Fruit, leaf and bark
Mode of Preparation :Bark soaked with water for infusion
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Fruit contains tannin (9.9%). Seeds contain a fixed oil.
Ailment Treated:Raw fruits are used in diabetes. Fruits are astringent. Leaves and young shoots are stomachic and astringent. Leaves and barks are used in bleeding gums and toothache. Bark infusion is used as gargle for sore throat.
Source:Generally grown in wild habitat.

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