Nongban-lei - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Golden dew drop
Hindi :
Manipuri :Nongban-lei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Verbenaceae
Genus :Duranta
Species :repensĀ  Linn.
Habit :Foetid bushy shrub
Parts Used :Fruit
Mode of Preparation :Fresh fruits crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Seeds yeild a fatty oil. A new oxo-steroid – lancamarone, a new triterpene, lantanolic acid and lantic acid have been isolated.
Ailment Treated:Fruits contain an alkaloid analogous to narcotene. Diluted fruit juice in water is lethal to mosquito larvae.
Source:Wild moist shaddy places .

Manipur Medicinal Plants