Tandan mana

Tandan mana - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Tandan mana

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Caryophyllaceae
Genus :Drymaria
Species :cordata  Willd.
Habit :Profuse straggling creeping herb
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Fresh plant crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :An anti-leukemic compound called cordacin is reported present in the plant.
Ailment Treated:Hot-fomentation of the plant is applied externally against muscular sprain. Plant extract is taken against cough and dysentery. Herb is cooling and edible. Leaf juice is laxative, useful in nasal bleeding and anti-febrile.
Source:Extensively grown in wild habitat in valley areas.

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