Petruk lei

Petruk lei - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Globe amaranth/Batchelors button
Hindi :
Manipuri :Petruk lei

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Amaranthaceae
Genus :Gomphrena
Species :globosa  Linn.
Habit :Hispid profuse herb
Parts Used :Root
Mode of Preparation :Root crushed with water for extract.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :A new methylenedioxyflavonol-gompherenol- isolated from leaves infected with tomato busy stunt virus
Ailment Treated:Root extract are taken in cough.
Source:Cultivated as an ornamental plant.

Manipur Medicinal Plants