Leihao-leisang - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Leihao-leisang

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Magnoliaceae
Genus :Michelia
Species :montana  Blume.
Habit :Medium size tree
Parts Used :Root, Bark, Flower
Mode of Preparation :Flower crushed with water for extract. Root dried and ground into powder. Bark crushed for decoction .
Mode of use :Fresh, Local application
Ingredients :Safrole isolated from leaves and sarisan from trunk bark.
Ailment Treated:Roots are used in dyspepsia, gonorrhea and in stomach complain. Flower extract is applied to head for eradicating lice and also applied for tonsillitis. Bark is used in fever.

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