Torongkhongchak




Torongkhongchak - Manipur Medicinal Plants
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Common Name

English :Golden dock
Hindi :Jangli palak
Manipuri :Torongkhongchak

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Polygonaceae
Genus :Rumex
Species :maritimus  Linn.
Habit :Tender herb
Parts Used :Root, Leaf and Seed
Mode of Preparation :Leaves crushed for decoction. Fresh leaves crushed for paste.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients :Fruit contains rumarain, rutin and hyperin.
Ailment Treated:Leaf decoction is used in burns and injuries. Leaves paste applied to ringworm and skin diseases. Seeds are aphrodisiac and root is purgative.
Source:Wild and very common in moist and shady places.

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