Santhak - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Lal bichua
Manipuri :Santhak

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Urticaceae
Genus :Fleurya
Species :interrupta  Gaudich.
Habit :Hispid profusing herb
Parts Used :Root & Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed with water for paste. Roots boiled for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :No chemical reports.
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste is applied to carbuncles. Decoction of the root is diuretic.
Source:Extensively grown wild in the hilly regions prominently as forest under storied species.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants