English :Cotton plant
Manipuri :Lashing pambi
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :arboreum Linn.
Habit :Profused shrub
Parts Used :Root, Leaf and Seed
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed for decoction. Seeds soaked in water for infusion.
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :Found “Gossypol”
Ailment Treated:Tender leaf decoction is applied as ear-drop against ear-ache. Seeds are expectorant, demulscent, headache and nerve tonic. Roots are used in fever. Infusion of seed is recommended during painful menstrual periods.