Kongouyen




Kongouyen - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

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Manipuri :Kongouyen

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Vitaceae
Genus :Cissus
Species :adnata  Roxb.
Habit :Robust climber
Parts Used :Root, Leaf & Tuber
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaf crushed with water for decoction. Fresh leaves crushed for local application. Dried root ground into powder preparation. Roots boiled for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction and Local Application
Ingredients :Moisture (86%), Crude fat (13%), Total ash (5.4%) are reported.
Ailment Treated:Leaf decoction useful for urinary troubles and stone cases. Crushed leaf useful for local application in bone fracture. Root decoction is blood purifier. Root powder is antiseptic, applied on wounds, cuts and injuries. Decoction of dried tubers is used as diuretic and depurative.
Source:Swampy areas of hills & plains. Not so common.

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