Lee - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Cane
Hindi :Bent
Manipuri :Lee

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Arecaceae
Genus :Calamus
Species :floribundus  Griff.
Habit :Twiner robust shrub
Parts Used :Ripe fruit pulp
Mode of Preparation :Ripe fruit pulp is taken out & mixed with little common salt and a few drops of honey.
Mode of use :Fresh application/Consumption
Ingredients :Plant contents saponin, alkaloid and flavonoid.
Ailment Treated:Ripe fruit pulp is mixed with common salt & honey is good against dyspepsia.
Source:Extensively grown in hilly regions of Manipur.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants