Moirang Khanam

Moirang Khanam - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Barangi
Manipuri :Moirang Khanam

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Verbenaceae
Genus :Clerodendrum
Species :serratumĀ  (Linn.) Moon. R. Br.
Habit :Bushy shrub
Parts Used :Root, Seed, Leaf, Stem
Mode of Preparation :Leaf extract is mixed with honey for fresh consumption. Stem is dried partially and burnt to get fumes or smoke. Semi-dried stems cut into pieces.
Mode of use :Fumigation and Fresh
Ingredients :The alcoholic extract of C. serratum root reported to produce a significant anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities in animal models.
Ailment Treated:Leaf extract is used in cold & cough, fever and dysentery. Semi-dried stem fumes useful to cure asthma and bronchitis. Root used in rheumatism and dyspepsia. Seeds used in dropsy.
Source:Localized wild habitat in hilly areas/ hillocks. Rare and can be cultivated in the plain areas with luxuriant growth.

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