English :Sun Hemp
Manipuri :Lam hawaitharak
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :pallida Ast.
Habit :Under shrub
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaf crushed with water for paste.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Total alkaloidal fraction from seeds showed anti-tumour activity against Walker 256 and Sarcoma 180 in rat. Usaramine isolated from seeds has been reported.
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste is applied in skin irritation.
Source:Wild, very common in road sides.