Langban koukha

Langban koukha - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :
Manipuri :Langban koukha

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rubiaceae
Genus :Hedyotis
Species :auricularia  Linn.
Habit :Small herb
Parts Used :Stem, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed & squeezed for juice. Leafy shoot is crushed for decoction. Leaves crushed for paste. Leaves roasted for local application. Shoot is cooked-eaten & occasionally used in the preparation of traditional salad called as “Singju”.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Leaf juice is given in dysentery and cough. Leaf decoction is given against jaundice. Leaf paste is applied on wounds. Roasted leaf is applied against muscular sprain.
Source:Very common in valley areas more prominently in paddy fields & pasture lands.

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