Morok poklaobi / Nura hei

Morok poklaobi / Nura hei - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Country gooseberry
Hindi :Tulati pati
Manipuri :Morok poklaobi / Nura hei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Solanaceae
Genus :Physalis
Species :minima  Linn.
Habit :Spreading herb
Parts Used :Fruit, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf shoot cooked for consumption.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Plant contains alkaloids. 5- b, 6-b- Epoxyphysalin B, withaphysalins A, B and C and dihydoxyphysalin are also reported.
Ailment Treated:Leafy shoot cooked eaten in urinary disorder and jaundice. Fruits and leaves are tonic and purgative. The plant is bitter, sweet, cooling, expectorant, appetizing, burning sensation, ulcer, cough and bronchitis.
Source:Extensively grown in wild habitat prominently along the road sides and grazing grounds.

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