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Sambal khudop

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Mulluta
Manipuri :Sambal khudop

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Acanthaceae
Genus :Thunbergia
Species :grandiflora  Roxb.
Habit :Slender climber
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaf crushed for paste. Leaf crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :The leaves are rich in potassium salts. The flowers contian amino acids, aspartic acid, glycine, alanine, flavonoids, apigenin 7-glucoronide, luteoline, anthocyanin, glucose and fructose.
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste along with little honey is given in cough. The leaves paste are applied against snake-bite. Decoction of leaf is given in stomach complaints.
Source:Wild, common in the valley areas prominently on fences.