Nongkhrang




Nongkhrang - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

English :Lemon scented eucalyptus
Hindi :
Manipuri :Nongkhrang

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Euphorbiaceae
Genus :Phyllanthus
Species :simplex  Retz.
Habit :Under shrub.
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leafy plant part is boiled for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :Leaf yields an essential oil, a source of Citronellal. Oil from leaf is antimicrobial.
Ailment Treated:Plant extract is taken in urinary disorder. Decoction of the plant is used in the treatment of diabetes.
Source:Generally found growing in the wild habitat but occasionally cultivated.

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