Phunil - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Phunil

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Asteraceae
Genus :Anaphalis
Species :contorta  Hook.
Habit :Hispid herb
Parts Used :Leaf, Seed and Flower
Mode of Preparation :Dried seeds ground into powder.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Seed yields an essential oil shows antibacterial activity.
Ailment Treated:Seed powder is used in high blood pressure. Tender shoot is eaten in intestinal disorder. Flower paste is applied externally to stop bleeding due to cut and injuries.
Source:Wild and very common in the paddy fields.

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