Khokwa - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Solid bamboo
Hindi :Bans kaban
Manipuri :Khokwa

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Poaceae
Genus :Dendrocalamus
Species :strictus  (Roxb.) Nees.
Habit :Tall tree
Parts Used :Tender stem, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf used as fodder. Tender shoot crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Bamboo is used in preparation of activated carbon.
Ailment Treated:White deposite of calcium on the nodes used as tonic, astringent and used to patients having calcium deficiency. Tender shoot decoction paste is applied in poisonous bites.
Source:Cultivated extensively.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants