Ngang - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Badrang
Manipuri :Ngang

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rutaceae
Genus :Zanthoxylum
Species :rhetsa  Roxb.
Habit :Small deciduous tree
Parts Used :Bark, Fruit
Mode of Preparation :Dried bark ground into powder preparation. Tender leaves cooked and eaten as a condiment.
Mode of use :Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Fruit is used in appetizing and digestion. Unripe fruit is used in dyspepsia, asthma, bronchitis, heart troubles and rheumatism. Seed oil is used in baldness. Essential oil of fruit is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and applied locally on skin irritation and swellings. Bark powder is used in toothache, rheumatism and dyspepsia.
Source:Wild/ cultivated.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants