Uchihangam - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

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Manipuri :Uchihangam

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Brassicaceae
Genus :Nasturtium
Species :indicum  DC.
Habit :Profuse delicate herb
Parts Used :Stem & Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leafy stem is boiled, for soup. Occasionally cooked-eaten the aerial parts.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :No report
Ailment Treated:Boiled plant is eaten in urinary disorder or soup can be taken. Decoction is also useful as stimulant and diuretic. Decoction is also good for diarrhoea, dysentery and fever.
Source:Extensively grown in wild habitat in wet places of valley areas.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants