Kabokmaan/khenam - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Himalayan elder
Hindi :
Manipuri :Kabokmaan/khenam

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Caprifoliaceae
Genus :Sambucus
Species :javanica  Blume.
Habit :Bushy shrub
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf crushed with water for paste.
Mode of use :Fresh and local application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste is applied in fresh injuries. Tender shoot is boiled in water and the soup is consumed against intestinal worms. Plant is used as depurative, diuretic and purgative. The juice of leaves is used in the treatment of kherai chuba an allergic condition caused by a tree called kherai.
Source:Wildly grown in roadsides and hilly areas.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants