Komprek - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Drop wort
Hindi :
Manipuri :Komprek

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Apiaceae
Genus :Oenanthe
Species :javanica  (Blume) DC.
Habit :Tall delicate straggling herb
Parts Used :Leafy portion/shoot
Mode of Preparation :Leaves/shoots used as an ingredient in the preparation of traditional salad called as ‘shingju’. Leaves crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Fresh, Decoction
Ingredients :The plant contains Vitamin E and a-Tocopherol (146.8mg/kg). Fruits yield an essential oil containing phelandrene. Seeds and fruits also yield a fatty oil.
Ailment Treated:Leaves are appetizer and used in digestive problems. Fresh shoot crushed and boiled with little water and diluted in distilled water. The filtrate is used as ear-drop in ear-ache. The shoot part is taken as salad for digestion.
Source:Gregarious in wetlands; Marketable.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants