Thaonam nashangbi

Thaonam nashangbi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Kasaundi
Manipuri :Thaonam nashangbi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Caesalpiniaceae
Genus :Cassia
Species :bicapsularis  Linn.
Habit :Foetid undershrub
Parts Used :Leaf/Shoot
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaf crushed with water for paste preparation.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Plant contains b-sitosterol and terpenoids.
Ailment Treated:Tender shoot is cooked and eaten against diabetes. Leaf paste is used in ring worms and other skin diseases.
Source:Wild, very common along the road sides and river banks.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants