Teckao-yaikhu/Lam yaingang

Teckao-yaikhu/Lam yaingang - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Wild turmeric
Hindi :Jangli-haldi
Manipuri :Teckao-yaikhu/Lam yaingang

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family :Zingiberaceae
Genus :Curcuma
Species :aromatica  Salisb.
Habit :Rhizomatous aromatic herb
Parts Used :Rhizome
Mode of Preparation :Rhizome crushed for paste preparation.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Rhizome contains d-camphene ( 0.8%), d-camphor (2.5%), sesquiterpenes (65.5 %) , sesquiterpene (22.0%), essential oil (9.4%) and high amount of curcumine, b-curcumene and xanthorhizolare are found.
Ailment Treated:Rhizomes are bitter, carminative, appetizer and tonic. Rhizomes are used as an astringent, bruises, sprains, hiccough, bronchitis, cough, leucoderma and skin eruptions.

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