Thaonam achouba

Thaonam achouba - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Thaonam achouba

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Caesalpiniaceae
Genus :Cassia
Species :laevigata  Willd.
Habit :Profuse undershrub
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaf crushed with water for paste.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Plant contains two new flavonoids-3′, 5 a-dihydroxy-4′,7-dimethoxy flavone-3-0-b-D-galactopyranoside, a new antra guinone digalactoside have been isolated from the pods.
Ailment Treated:Leaf paste is used externally in ring worms.
Source:Wild, very common along the road sides and river banks.

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