Khomthokpi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Spiny leaved saw thistle
Hindi :Didhi
Manipuri :Khomthokpi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Asteraceae
Genus :Sonchus
Species :asperĀ  Hill.
Habit :Milky delicate rosette herb
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Leafy shoot crushed for juice. Leaves roasted for local application. Leafy shoot boiled for extract.
Mode of use :Fresh & Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Plant juice is applicable locally in fresh injuries. Plants are pounded and applied to wounds and boils. Herb is used as an emollient. Fresh plant decoction is used in fresh wound and skin itching.
Source:Wild in waste lands.

Manipur Medicinal Plants