Langthrei

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Langthrei


Langthrei - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

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Manipuri :Langthrei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm(Dicotyledon)
Family :Asteraceae
Genus :Eupatorium
Species :birmanicum  DC.
Habit :Bushy undershrub
Parts Used :Leaf / Shoot
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaves crushed for local application. Leaf extract with milk is a remedy for leucorrhoea.
Mode of use :Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients :Aqueous extract of the plant contains compounds causing significant analgesic and anti inflammatory activity.Leaves contain o-coumaric acid, cerebrocide and ceramide.
Ailment Treated:Leaf extract with honey is used for burning sensation and stomach ulcers. Fresh leaf/shoot paste is applied on forehead in excessive body temperature and in severe fever. Shoot decoction juice is taken in food poisoning .
Source:Wild as well as planted in home / gardens. Not so common.




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