Uchina - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Wood loving Fungus
Hindi :
Manipuri :Uchina

Scientific Name

Group :Fungi
Family :Auriculariaceae
Genus :Auricularia
Species :delicata  (Fr.) P. Henn.
Habit :Saprophytic jelly-like fungus
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Fruiting body is cooked or can be boiled for decoction.
Mode of use :Decoction and Cooked
Ingredients :
Ailment Treated:Cooked fruit body or fresh decoction is given in cases of diabetes and constipation.
Source:Wildly grown on rotten wood logs under moist and shady condition. Both fresh & dried are sold in the local markets.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants