English :Sprout-leaf plant
Hindi :Zakham haiyat
Manipuri :Mana hidak
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Habit :Succulant herb
Parts Used :Stem & Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaves crushed for paste. Fresh leaves are roasted for local application. Leafy shoot crushed for juice application. Leaves are dried & powdered for local extract. Planted as pot plant.
Mode of use :Fresh & Local Application
Ingredients :The whole plant contains bryophyllin and organic acids like Citric, Isocitric and Malic acids.
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste can be applied on burns, wounds for early healing & cooling. Roasted leaves are applied over bruises, boils wounds and insect bites. Plant juice is used for healing wounds and sores. Leaf powder is good for local application on sloughing ulcers.
Source:Generally cultivated as pot plant.