Pheija - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Pheija

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Rubiaceae
Genus :Wendlandia
Species :glabrata  DC.
Habit :Small tree
Parts Used :Leaf/shoot
Mode of Preparation :Leafy shoot crushedd for decoction.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :a-Carotene,tricontane, 22,23 – dihydrostigmasterol and new alkaloid – sericine and monocrotaline have been isolated.
Ailment Treated:Leafy shoot decoction is given in cough and dysentery. Young leaves eaten as vegetables.
Source:Wildly grown in hill areas.

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