Maroi-napakpi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Winter leek
Hindi :
Manipuri :Maroi-napakpi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Liliaceae
Genus :Allium
Species :hookerii  Linn.
Habit :Aromatic delicate herb
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed for juice. Juice is mixed with common salt. Whole plant part is used as a spices. Leaves boiled for consumption.
Mode of use :Fresh and Decoction
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Leaf juice is useful for stomach ulcers. Consumption of fresh leaves is useful for reducing high blood pressure. Boiled leaf is useful against calculi formation inside the body.
Source:Generally cultivated in the home gardens & found sold in the markets.

Manipur Medicinal Plants