Manipuri :Uri hingchabi
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :scandens Willd.
Habit :Aggressive climber
Parts Used :Leaf, shoot
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leaf crushed for paste/extract.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Plant is a rich source of vitamin A and C, also contains vitamin B. It contains terpenoid, taraxasterol, coumarin, b-sitosterol and stigmasterol.
Ailment Treated:Fresh leaf paste is used in ring worm and other skin diseases. Leaf extract is given in dysentery. The plant is used as antidote to snake-bite and scorpion sting.
Source:Generally grown common weed of pastures, roadsides, fences and tree crops.