Laphurit - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Indian shot
Hindi :Sabbajaya
Manipuri :Laphurit

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Cannaceae
Genus :Canna
Species :indica  Linn.
Habit :Tall herb
Parts Used :Root
Mode of Preparation :Fresh root crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use :Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :Rhyzomes contain mostly carbohydrates.
Ailment Treated:The crushed root is used in fever and dropsy. Root is diaphoretic, demulcent, stimulant and diuretic.
Source:Generally cultivated and sometimes grown as escapes in marshy places.

Manipur Medicinal Plants