Lashing pambi

Lashing pambi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Cotton plant
Hindi :Kapas
Manipuri :Lashing pambi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Malvaceae
Genus :Gossypium
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.

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