Kuthab ukabi




Kuthab ukabi - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

English :Tree clerodendron
Hindi :Bhant
Manipuri :Kuthab ukabi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Verbenaceae
Genus :Clerodendrum
Species :viscosum  Vent.
Habit :Large glabrous shurb
Parts Used :Root and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leafy shoot for fresh consumption. Crushed leaves with water for juice extract.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :The alcoholic extract of the roots yield sterol glycoside. The aerial parts yield several sterol viz, colesterol, campesterol, cholesterol, sitosterol and stigmasterol.
Ailment Treated:Tender leaf is cooked and eaten against diabetes and for regulation of blood pressure. Leaves are used as bitter, tonic, vermifuge, laxative and cholagogue. Leaves and roots are used in external application for tumour. Leaf extract is used in fever and bowel disorder.
Source:Wild/ Cultivated.

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