Thang hidak

Thang hidak - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Maida lakri
Manipuri :Thang hidak

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Lauraceae
Genus :Litsea
Species :sebifera  Thunb.
Habit :Small tree
Parts Used :Root, Bark, Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Bark crushed for decoction. Root crushed for decoction. Fresh leaves crushed with water for paste preparation.
Mode of use :Decoction and local application
Ingredients :Seeds yield a fat and rich source of lauric acid.
Ailment Treated:Bark decoction and leaf paste applied on cut and injuries for early suppuration. Hot fomented leaf is used in muscular sprain. Bark extract is used in dysentery and diarrhoea. Decoction of roots used as an emmenagogue.
Source:Wild/ Cultivated.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants