Tharoi phijup

Tharoi phijup - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Vervain
Hindi :
Manipuri :Tharoi phijup

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Verbenaceae
Genus :Verbena
Species :officinalis  Linn.
Habit :Tall undershrub
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaf crushed with water for paste/extract.
Mode of use :Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients :Plant contain bitter iridoids, volatile oil, alkaloids, mucilage and tannins. Flowers yield an essential oil and used in perfumery.
Ailment Treated:Fresh leaves used as a rubifacient, rheumatism and also to promote healing of wounds. Leaf paste is applied in leucodermal infection. Plant used for eczema, colds , fevers, bronchitis, nervous and menstrual disorders.
Source:Wild common along roadsides and wet places.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants