Uhan-ukabi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :
Hindi :Bhyunli
Manipuri :Uhan-ukabi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Malvaceae
Genus :Sida
Species :veronicaefolia  Lam.
Habit :Bushy undershrub
Parts Used :Root, Leaf, Flower, Fruit
Mode of Preparation :Leaf crushed with water for extract.
Mode of use :Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :Plant contains b-phenethylamines, quinazoline, carboxylated tryptamine, linoleic acid, malvalic acid sterculic acid and gossypol.
Ailment Treated:Roots are sour, astringent, thermogenic and tonic. Plant extract is used in urinary disorder, rheumatism and tuberculosis. Flower and unripe fruits are used in burning sensation, pectoral lesion and promoting strength. Leaves are used in diarrhea of pregnancy and local application to cuts and bruises. Plants are tonic and astringent. Root bark is used in leucorrhoea and gonorrhea.
Source:Wildly grown in valley areas more prominently along the road sides.

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