Kundalei - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :White lily /Zephyr lily
Hindi :
Manipuri :Kundalei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Amaryllidaceae
Genus :Zephyranthes
Species :ajax  Sprenger.
Habit :Bulbous slender delicate herb
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Whole plant is boiled with little water for making paste. Cultivated as ornamental plant.
Mode of use :Decoction & Local Application
Ingredients :Plant yields alkaloids like Lycorine, haemanthamine, crinidine, narcissidine, nerinine & tazettine.
Ailment Treated:Boiled plant is good to apply on wounds and muscular sprain.
Source:Generally cultivated in home gardens but sometimes grown in wild habitat as escape.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants