Kwa-manbi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Jangli-aushbah
Manipuri :Kwa-manbi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Liliaceae
Genus :Smilax
Species :ovalifolia  Roxb.
Habit :Glabrous tendril climber
Parts Used :Leaf and Root
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leafy shoot crushed for decoction. Root crushed for paste
Mode of use :Fresh and Decoction
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Roots are used in venereal diseases, rheumatic, dysentery, and urinary complaints. Aerial part is boiled in water and the liquid is taken bath against skin diseases.
Source:Wildly grown in foothills.

Manipur Medicinal Plants