Kouna - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Club rush/Water rush
Hindi :
Manipuri :Kouna

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Cyperaceae
Genus :Schoenoplectus
Species :lacustris  (Linn.) Palla
Habit :Aquatic terete herb
Parts Used :Root, Stem
Mode of Preparation :Roots crushed for decoction. The plant is largely used for making various mats but now-a-day, the plant is used in making various craft items like lady’s bag, chappal, wall hanging, cushion, hat, tea-coaster, pen-stand, etc.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :Aerial parts reports containing water soluble vitamins like B & C.
Ailment Treated:Root decoction is used as an astringent.
Source:Generally cultivated in ponds, swamps & other water logging areas of the valley.

Manipur Medicinal Plants