Nung-ga-rei - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Asparagus
Hindi :Satavari
Manipuri :Nung-ga-rei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Liliaceae
Genus :Asparagus
Species :officinalis  Linn.
Habit :Twining straggling herb
Parts Used :Root, Stem
Mode of Preparation :The succulent fasciculated root is taken in adequate water for decoction preparation. Young stems are eaten green or bleached after boiling, also used in soup preparation.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :Asparagus contains sterolidal glycosides, bitter glycosides, asparagenes and flavonoids. Asparagines is a strong diuretic.
Ailment Treated:The decoction of the succulent fasciculated roots is used for improve urine flow, jaundice, cardiac dropsy, epilepsy, dysentery, chronic gout and easy child delivery.
Source:Planted in home gardens and as pot plant.

Manipur Medicinal Plants