Heiyai - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Heiyai

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Elaegnaceae
Genus :Elaeagnus
Species :umbellata  Thunb.
Habit :Bushy glabrous shrub
Parts Used :Pulp , Seed and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fruits are used in making pickles and eaten in curries. Fruits are edible.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Flowers are astringent and cardiac stimulant. Seeds are stimulant and yield an oil used in pulmonary affections.
Source:Cultivated in home gardens.

Manipur Medicinal Plants