Lam hawaitharak

Lam hawaitharak - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Sun Hemp
Hindi :
Manipuri :Lam hawaitharak

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Papilonaceae
Genus :Crotalaria
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.

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