Lilha pambi

Lilha pambi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Hindi :
Manipuri :Lilha pambi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Piperaceae
Genus :Peperomia
Species :pellucida  (Linn.) Kunth.
Habit :small delicate herb
Parts Used :Leaf, Shoot
Mode of Preparation :Leafy plant part is roasted for local application. Leaves crushed for paste. Leaves crushed & squeezed for juice.
Mode of use :Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :Leaf extract shows antibacterial activity.
Ailment Treated:Hot fomented/ roasted plant is applied on wounds and injuries for early suppuration and in muscular sprain. Leaf paste is used in headache and fever. Leaf juice is given in abdominal pains.
Source:Wild in the valley areas mostly in shady places.

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