Heiyen - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Big nay
Hindi :
Manipuri :Heiyen

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Euphorbiaceae
Genus :Antidesma
Species :bunius  Spreng.
Habit :Big tree
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fruits are used for jams and jelly and in the praparation of a wine. Fresh leaf crushed with water for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :Plant contains b-sitosterol and triterpenes.
Ailment Treated:Leaves are acidic, edible and diaphorectic. Woods yield pulp for cardboard. Bark is poisonous. Leaf extract is used in syphilis. Leaves are antidote to snake poison.
Source:Wild, common in the hill areas.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants