Kwakthabi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Kwakthabi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Cucurbitaceae
Genus :Bryonia
Species :grandis  Linn.
Habit :Slender climber
Parts Used :Fruit & Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf roasted for local application. Ripe fruit pulp is crushed for paste.
Mode of use :Fresh & Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Roasted leaf is applied on boils and burns. Ripe fruit pulp is applied externally to reduce skin scratches.
Source:Wild, more prominent on fencing and bamboo bushes.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants