Kuthab - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Kuthab

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Verbenaceae
Genus :Clerodendrum
Species :colebrookianum  Walp.
Habit :Evergreen foetid shrub
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaves crushed for paste.
Mode of use :Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients :Colebroside A, a new diglucoside of fatty acid ester of glycerine – reported from the aerial parts.
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste is useful for skin diseases. Leaf paste is taken to cure cough and dysentery. Leaves are used for rheumatic pains and high blood pressure
Source:Wild & found mainly in plain areas. Now-a-days this plant is cultivated in the home gardens due to its medicinal uses.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants