Nunggai yensil




Nunggai yensil - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

English :Small desmodium
Hindi :
Manipuri :Nunggai yensil

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Papilionaceae
Genus :Desmodium
Species :microphyllum  (Thunb.) DC.
Habit :Minute spreading herb
Parts Used :Leaf, shoot
Mode of Preparation :Leafy portion of the plant is crushed & squeezed for juice. Leafy shoot is crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Plant extract is taken against cough. The plant decoction along with molasses is prescribed by the Chiru tribe of Manipur for urinary complaints due to calculus formation inside the body.
Source:Gregarious growth in the valley areas prominently in grazing grounds.

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