English :Leopard flower
Manipuri :Kabo leiteng
Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Species :chinensis (Linn.) DC.
Parts Used :Rhizome and Stem
Mode of Preparation :Fresh rhizome/stem crushed for extract.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :The rhizomes contain flucosides, bleamcandin, tictoridin, shekanin and iridin are reported.
Ailment Treated:Rhizome is used in tonsilitis, chest expectorant, carminative, liver complaints, larrygeal tumours and breast cancer. Root is aperient, resolvent and antidote to snake- bite. Pulp from the stem is used in stomachic.
Source:Cultivated as ornamental plant.